By Matt O.
HBO has just released the first official trailer for their highly anticipated and much talked about upcoming sci-fi western series Westworld. Oh my god, does this trailer reveal an amazing looking series that is gonna consume our television viewing time for the foreseeable future once it premieres this Fall. The series is based on Michael Crichton's novel about an amusement park in the future where you enter a robot-filled Western world and things go terribly wrong.
The series stars Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood,James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, and Clifton Collins, Jr.
Check out the mind blowing trailer below and then sound off in the comments section with your thoughts.
Here's the official synopsis:
"The one-hour drama series WESTWORLD (ten episodes) 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 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,” written and directed by Michael Crichton. Production companies, Bad Robot Productions, Jerry Weintraub Productions and Kilter Films in association with Warner Bros. Television. Executive producer/writer/director, Jonathan Nolan; executive producer/writer, Lisa Joy; executive producers, J.J. Abrams, Jerry Weintraub, Bryan Burk."
Westworld is set to premiere on HBO later this Fall.