One of the series that has been under development over at HBO is Westworld, which is inspired by the 1973 movie of the same that was directed by author Michael Crichton.
The series comes from Interstellar writer Jonathan Nolan, who will write, direct, and executive produce the series. Also executive producing is J.J. Abrams. The movie followed people visiting a theme park run by robots that simulate the wild west, medieval times, and Roman times when something malfunctions and two guests find themselves being stalked by a cowboy android. The series is described as being a “dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin.”
You can see who will star in the HBO series and watch a couple of brief teasers below.
Westworld will star Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Miranda Otto, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Angela Sarafyan, and Simon Quarterman.
Writing along with Nolan is his wife Lisa Joy, other producers include Jerry Weintraub, Bryan Burk, Kathy Lingg, Athena Wickham, and Susie Elkins.
Nolan also recently started working on an adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s “Foundation” books for HBO.