Westworld - HBO October 2

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    The one-hour drama series Westworld 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.

    The cast of the 10-episode series includes 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.

    Inspired by the motion picture “Westworld,” written and directed by Michael Crichton. Production companies, Bad Robot Productions, Jerry Weintraub Productions and Kilter Films in association with Warner Bros. Television. Executive producer/writer/director, Jonathan Nolan; executive producer/writer, Lisa Joy; executive producers, J.J. Abrams, Jerry Weintraub, Bryan Burk.



     
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    This has potential to be the next GoT or could end up being "John in Cincy".

    Let's hope they did it right...
     
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    Cannot wait.
     
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  4. Hosix All labs matter! DONOR

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    I am stoked for this as well. Please be good.
     
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  5. Blitz Well-Known Member

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    Is this only going to be 10 episodes? Hard to see this being much longer than a season or 2, but still kinda surprised if its just one season?
     
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  6. Woolygimp Well-Known Member

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    HBO creates a ton of great mini-series that are "limited" and never renewed for a second season. Generation Kill is a great example.

    It kind of sucks that they don't continue their better mini-series, but this looks great.
     
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  7. pharmakos God's Chosen DONOR

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    I think this show's budget would be unsuatainable long term unless they killed off a lot of the cast.
     
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    Yeah I'd imagine it would be tough to maintain that cast longterm.
     
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    Such a good premise and cast. Cannot wait for this shit.
     
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    Why the fuck do we have to wait another month for this? Goddamn it...
     
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  12. Drakain Active Member

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    Every new trailer get me more jacked
     
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    New trailer looks awesome. Definitely looking forward to this!
     
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    Oh I'm gonna be watching. That trailer was just a tad disturbing to me, loved it.
     
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    Well the previews sure look intriguing. As stated, that particular one was disturbing. I like stories that revolve around the perception of existence. I hope the story is fluid enough without feeling discombobulated.
     
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    Anthony Hopkins has to be one of the most unique actors in Hollywood. Nobody, and I mean nobody, can play a Hopkins type character, except Hopkins.

    It doesn't matter if he's playing a deranged serial killer, or the king of Asgard, he's got this quality where he comes off as slightly insane, but you still respect him. I can't explain it. Almost like a version of Christopher Walken that you can relate to.
     
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    Television really is taking the wind out of movies.

    I can't remember a single recent movie that has been good as some of the series that we're now seeing on television. It's just a much better medium; the studios get far more bang for their buck as they can get a lot more footage per set or take. The audience gets more characters development and exposition.

    A studio can build a set and only get maybe 15 seconds of footage out of it for a film. That same studio can build a set for a television series and get content for the entire run of the series. Think of the Red Keep on Game of Thrones, or Winterfell. Six years later and they're still using shit they built in S1.
     
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