TV Trailer: First Look At HBO’s ‘Westworld’ From J.J. Abrams

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HBO’s eagerly anticipated Westworld series is nearly upon us.

Last night, during the second season finale of True Detective, the premium cable network dropped the first look at the upcoming ten episode series which is based on the feature film of the same name and hails from super-producer J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot Productions banner.

Westworld is set in an amusement park and is described as a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. The all star cast includes 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.

HBO’s adaptation of Westworld was penned by Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, who also directed the pilot. It is being produced by Bad Robot Productions, Jerry Weintraub Productions and Kilter Films in association with Warner Bros. Television; with Lisa Joy, Jonathan Nolan, JJ Abrams, Jerry Weintraub and Bryan Burk  serving as executive producers.

Check out the trailer below:

  • james

    As JJ Abrams likes reimagining movie themes who is likely to play Yul Brynner, too late now I guess but I would nominate Karl Urban.

    • moretears

      Ed Harris is playing the character Yul Brenner played.