Synopsis via imdb, Two guests at a high-tech amusement park go on a wild west adventure. The park is peopled by robots and is designed to provide a 100% life like experience simulating Roman times, cowboy times, and medieval times. When the park’s central computer breaks down, the robots start to run amok and our two guests find themselves stalked by a robot gunslinger.
HBO’s new series, Westworld, is based off the 1973 classic movie of the same name. So far, in this new day and age of darker, grittier television, Westworld seems to have made the same updated transition. That isn’t a bad thing. I watch a lot of HBO Original programming and this looks like just another show I’m about to get hooked on. With Ed Harris, Anthony Hopkins, James Marsden, Evan Rachel Wood, among others, Westworld has the all star firepower to be great. What sets it apart though, is the fact that there looks to be nothing like it on television and that alone gives Westworld the potential to be the next great program on HBO.
Either way, in 2016, we will be watching.
What do you think of this trailer?