Trailer for HBO’s upcoming scifi thriller ‘Westworld’ pits cowboys against robots


HBO has released the first teaser trailer for its upcoming scifi thriller show, Westworld, ahead of its October release! The trailer is loaded with cowboys, robots, and a dark, landscape in which the past and future collide.

According to HBO, 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 show features a star-studded ensemble, including Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, and Tessa Thompson. The Bad Robot production was inspired by the classic film of the same name, and has J.J. Abrams on board as executive producer.

The ten-episode HBO series is set to premiere in October 2016.


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