Evan Rachel Wood, Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy Address Westworld Violence

In Sunday’s premiere episode of Westworld, HBO’s series update of the 1973 Michael Crichton chiller set in a futuristic theme park, Evan Rachel Wood’s spunky, spirited animatron Dolores Abernathy suffers mightily at the hands of Ed Harris’ mysterious Man in Black. • RELATED: Westworld: HBO’s Star-Packed Series Updates Micahel Crichton’s 1973 Chiller to entertaining. unsettling effect Her fellow female “hosts” in the park, especially those who work at the beer hall, don’t fare much better. Neither do a solid number of male hosts who are the favorite targets for the park’s visitors’ — the robots call them “newcomers” — who are free to behave […]

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Westworld: HBO’s Star-Packed Series Updates Crichton’s 1973 Chiller

Westworld premieres Sunday, Oct. 2 at 9/8CT on HBO What if — for a day or a week — the world was yours to control? Someone giving you grief? Waste them without consequence. That lovely lady right there at the bar? Yours for the taking, no questions asked. The drinks flow freely, you win every game and nobody cares if you’re a workaday schlub fending off a midlife meltdown. But what if you were the irritant, that pretty woman, another someone in your unfettered path? And what if, one day, you realized that your moment-by-moment existence is no more than a construct […]