‘Westworld’ is Renewed by HBO for a Third Season

Westworld Season 2 Episode 1 Recap

Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden in ‘Westworld’ season 2 episode 1 (Photo by John P. Johnson/HBO)

HBO has officially renewed the critically acclaimed sci-fi series, Westworld, for a third season. Season two just kicked off on Sunday, April 22, 2018 and is currently airing on Sunday nights at 9pm ET/PT.

“It’s been an extraordinary pleasure to work with the exceptionally talented Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, as well as their gifted cast and crew,” stated Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. “From the inspired storytelling to the incredible visuals, we are so excited to see where the next chapter will take us.”

The award-winning series was created by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy. Nolan and Joy serve as executive producers along with J.J. Abrams, Richard J. Lewis, Roberto Patino, Athena Wickham and Ben Stephenson. Westworld (the series) is based on the film of the same name written by Michael Crichton.

The season two cast includes Evan Rachel Wood (Dolores), Thandie Newton (Maeve), Ed Harris (Man in Black), Jeffrey Wright (Bernard), James Marsden (Teddy), Tessa Thompson (Charlotte), Ingrid Bolsø Berdal (Armistice), Clifton Collins Jr. (Lawrence), and Luke Hemsworth (Stubbs). Louis Herthum (Peter Abernathy), Simon Quarterman (Lee Sizemore), Talulah Riley (Angela), Rodrigo Santoro (Hector Escaton), Angela Sarafyan (Clementine), Shannon Woodward (Elsie), Ben Barnes (Logan), Jimmi Simpson (William), Leonardo Nam (Felix Lutz), and Ptolemy Slocum (Sylvester) also star in season two.

Newcomers to season two include Fares Fares (Antoine Costa), Katja Herbers (Grace), Gustaf Skarsgård (Karl Strand), Hiroyuki Sanada (Musashi), Peter Mullan (James Delos), Rinko Kikuchi (Akane), Zahn McClarnon (Akecheta), Tao Okamoto (Hanaryo), Betty Gabriel (Maling), Jonathan Tucker (Craddock), Julia Jones (Kohana), and Kiki Sukezane (Sakura).

Up next, season two episode 3 titled “Virtù e Fortuna” airing on May 6, 2018. The episode was directed by Richard J. Lewis from a script by Roberto Patino and Ron Fitzgerald. The very basic plot description: “There is beauty in who we are. Shouldn’t we, too, try to survive?”


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