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Westworld 

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Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Evan Rachel Wood ...  Dolores Abernathy 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Thandie Newton ...  Maeve Millay 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Jeffrey Wright ...  Bernard Lowe 20 episodes, 2016-2018
James Marsden ...  Teddy Flood 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Ed Harris ...  Man in Black 20 episodes, 2016-2018
Anthony Hopkins ...  Dr. Robert Ford 17 episodes, 2016-2018
Angela Sarafyan ...  Clementine Pennyfeather 16 episodes, 2016-2018
Tessa Thompson ...  Charlotte Hale 15 episodes, 2016-2018
Luke Hemsworth ...  Ashley Stubbs 14 episodes, 2016-2018
Simon Quarterman ...  Lee Sizemore 13 episodes, 2016-2018
Shannon Woodward ...  Elsie Hughes 13 episodes, 2016-2018
Rodrigo Santoro ...  Hector Escaton 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Talulah Riley ...  Angela 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Ingrid Bolsø Berdal ...  Armistice 11 episodes, 2016-2018
Ben Barnes ...  Logan 11 episodes, 2016-2018
Jimmi Simpson ...  William 11 episodes, 2016-2018
Ptolemy Slocum ...  Sylvester 11 episodes, 2016-2018
Leonardo Nam ...  Lutz 11 episodes, 2016-2018
Louis Herthum ...  Peter Abernathy 10 episodes, 2016-2018
Jasmyn Rae ...  Maeve's Daughter / ... 10 episodes, 2016-2018
Clifton Collins Jr. ...  Lawrence / ... 9 episodes, 2016-2018
Sidse Babett Knudsen ...  Theresa Cullen 9 episodes, 2016-2018
Daniel TwoFeathers ...  Ghost Nation Warrior / ... 9 episodes, 2016-2018
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Storyline

The sci-fi western series from Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy was inspired by the 1973 Michael Crichton film of the same name and is set at a Wild West theme park created by Dr. Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) with human-like androids where guests are encouraged to indulge their fantasies and desires. Written by ahmetkozan

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Find your purpose. (Season 1) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Westworld See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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$100,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The character Ford has the same last name as real-life film director John Ford, which is famous for making westerns. Among them My Darling Clementine (1946), Clementine being the name of one of the characters in the series. The name of the character Arnold, in turn, bears likeness to Jack Arnold, a film director famous for making science-fiction films. See more »

Quotes

Man in Black: This whole world is a story. I've read every page except the last one. I need to find out how it ends. I want to know what this all means.
Lawrence: See, now that's why I never learned to read.
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Composed by Claude Debussy
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Season one was good, season two's only goal is to confuse and distract
25 June 2018 | by kythiaSee all my reviews

SPOILER: I really liked the first season. It was a rather unique take on AI and the vices of mankind. Most of it was self-explanatory, like the constant debauchery and murder for fun, but the underlying search for hidden motives and "the truth" kept the show going, up to a grand finale.

Season two, however, is a bit of a letdown. Most of the futuristic hightech stuff is gone, except for a few mercenary-type guys to replace all the wanton murder from season one. Since we now know about the two parallel plots from season one, the audience isn't fooled as easily anymore.

So instead the writers set out to sidetrack us with irrelevant characters and plots who just end up dead or unresolved later on. The main story moves along at a much slower pace. Towards the end, the focus on AI development and AI trying to "free" itself seems lost almost completly.

If I wouldn't know better, I'd think the producers of this show were so surprised by their own success that they had no real idea of how to continue, and are now just cobbling up random ideas.

Season two is not bad, but its nowhere near as unique or visionary as the first. We'll have to see if the writers can turn it around for the inevitable season three.


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