At Person of Interest‘s Comic-Con panel Jonathan Nolan, Westworld‘s showrunner and Person of Interest‘s creator, premiered an unscheduled trailer for the 1973 reboot. While the trailer has not yet been released, HBO has released photos of the show (via Deadline).
Westworld the TV series is a remake of the 1973 Michael Crichton film. The film is a sci-fi and western mix to show the dangers of advancing technology. Westworld the movie is set in an amusement park, it shows the park’s robots and their malfunctioning. Whether or not the HBO series stays true to the film is still not yet known. The show’s creators have kept quiet on the storyline so far.
The series stars Anthony Hopkins (Silence of the Lambs), Ed Harris (A Beautiful Mind), James Marsden (Party of Five), Evan Rachel Wood (Mildred Pierce), Thandie Newton (Crash), and Jeffrey Wright (Angels in America). Michael Crichton, the director of the 1973 film, is credited as a writer for the pilot. Executive producers for the show include J.J Abrams (Star Trek Into Darkness), Lisa Joy (Pushing Daisies), and Jonathan Nolan (Interstellar).
Images from the show have been released via HBO.
Nolan talked about the upcoming show with Entertainment Weekly, “What we can tell you is that we intend to make the most ambitious, subversive, f–ked-up television series… The things that keep you up at night, any of those things that trouble you—that is exactly what the show is about”.
Fans of Nolan’s CBS thriller, Person of Interest, got to see the first trailer for the show at comic con. Now, the public waits for that first full trailer yet to be released by HBO. Westworld, the sci-fi western thriller, is set to premiere sometime in 2016 on HBO.