HBO's highly anticipated science fiction drama Westworld is just a fortnight away from its October premiere. The eagerness among fans has only multiplied after the network releases a new featurette revealing some behind-the-scenes snippets and exclusive views from the show's creators/executive producers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy.
The latest series from HBO narrates the dark side of futuristic science and artificial intelligence. Here is the official synopsis of the science fiction thriller inspired by the motion picture Westworld.
The series begins with Dr Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins), a genius creative director who founded an adult theme park populated with human-like androids. "In the beginning, this place was a pure creation. I've designed every inch of it, every blade of grass. It's not a theme park, but an entire world. In here, we create life itself... out of chaos," Dr Ford says in a promo.
In the series, humans are able to create their own realities and control the androids in the way they choose and live without limits in a world that is supposedly consequence free. "The guests don't return here for stories that tell them who they are. They are here because they want a glimpse of who they could be," Hopkins's character says in the featurette.
The story revolves around a futuristic Western theme park where guests can indulge in any kind of real life adventure and crime that includes cowboy fighting and even murder. The plot of the series is still unknown but if it follows Michael Crichton's 1973 cult movie, on which the series is based on, the highly realistic adult amusement park will suffer a major setback after an infection starts to spread.
The series will premiere on 2 October on HBO.