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New WESTWORLD Trailer Teases the Dawn of Artificial Consciousness

By on June 20, 2016
James Marsden and Evan Rachel Wood in Westworld (2016)  Photo by JOHN P JOHNSON - © 2015 HBO

James Marsden and Evan Rachel Wood in Westworld (2016) Photo by JOHN P JOHNSON - © 2015 HBO

HBO unveiled a new teaser trailer for Westworld during Game of Thrones’ penultimate episode of the season last night, and we’ve got it for you below, if you missed out.

The new teaser offers additional footage, showcasing intriguing AI elements which tease the dawn of artificial consciousness.

Set at the “intersection of the near future and the reimagined past,” Westworld sets out to explore a world in which “every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved,” can be indulged.

The stellar cast includes Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ben Barnes, Simon Quarterman, Angela Sarafyan, Luke Hemsworth and Clifton Collins, Jr.

Inspired by the motion picture Westworld, the series is written and directed by Michael Crichton.

Production companies include Bad Robot Productions, Jerry Weintraub Productions and Kilter Films in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Westworld is from executive producer/writer/director, Jonathan Nolan; executive producer/writer, Lisa Joy; executive producers, J.J. Abrams, Jerry Weintraub and Bryan Burk.

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