‘Westworld’ New Trailer: A Better Look at HBO’s Sci-Fi Series

Westworld stars James Marsden and Evan Rachel Wood
James Marsden and Evan Rachel Wood in ‘Westwood’ (Photo: John P. Johnson / HBO)

HBO’s new Westworld series just released a new trailer prior to the final episode of The Night Of‘s first season. Based on the classic sci-fi film released back in 1973 and written/directed by Michael Crichton (author of such books as The Andromeda Strain and Jurassic Park), Westworld is set in a futuristic world in which wealthy vacationers can live out their fantasies. The series stars Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ben Barnes, Simon Quarterman, Angela Sarafyan, Luke Hemsworth, and Clifton Collins, Jr, and was created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy.

Westworld season one will premiere on October 2, 2016.

The Plot: The dramatic series Westworld (ten episodes) is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

Watch the Westworld trailer: