We still don’t know much about Westworld, HBO’s upcoming adaptation of Michael Crichton’s 1973 science fiction movie about robots running amuck at a high-tech theme park, but it was originally supposed to premiere later this year. Then it got delayed until 2016. On the bright side, a new batch of images from the series was released, giving us a glimpse at one of the most intriguing new shows on the horizon.
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We’d been hearing about it for some time, but at last HBO has made Bad Robot’s star-studded ‘Westworld‘ TV series a reality. The pay-cable network has granted a full season order to Jonathan Nolan’s adaptation of the 1973 sci-fi classic, whose cast boasts the likes of Sir Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood and more, setting a 2015 premiere with the new ‘Westworld’’s first teaser.
HBO's Bad Robot-helmed 'Westworld' remake series seemed all but shelved until casting finally moved forward with Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood, and now the Abrams-Nolan collaboration has made some major additions to its fictional fantasy. In addition to 'The Hunger Games' and 'Boardwalk Empire' star Jeffrey Wright, HBO's 'Westworld' has added 'Raising Hope' lead Shannon Woodward, a '300' star and more!
It's been a good long while since we've heard anything concrete (or metal?) from Bad Robot's proposed HBO adaptation of 1973 sci-fi classic 'Westworld,' but with 'True Detective' raising the network's bar for casting, the J.J. Abrams-produced drama has assembled some major A-list talent. Joining the 'Westworld' pilot are none other than Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood, with 'X-Men' star James Marsden in talks for a role as well.
A new 'Charlie Countryman' trailer has debuted online through Millennium Entertainment, featuring Shia LaBeouf and Evan Rachel Wood as lovers with a not-so-smooth road ahead of them. But it's cool. If LaBeouf can handle Lars Van Trier's 'Nymphomaniac,' he can handle 'Hannibal' himself, Mads Mikkelsen.
A long time ago, Catherine Hardwicke was the director of the critically acclaimed 'Thirteen.' Then she became the director of 'Twilight' and 'Red Riding Hood' and a lot of people started scratching their heads. Will 'Plush' be her triumphant return as a director to watch? Maybe. Who knows. The real story is that the gorgeous Emily Browning is in talks to join the cast.