Westworld Gets Series Order at HBO


HBO has bought a season pass to Westworld.

The premium cabler is moving forward with its adaptation of the 1973 Michael Crichton film. The network announced the series order Monday via Twitter and Vine.

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As previously reported, Anthony Hopkins will star as Dr. Robert Ford, the head of a futuristic theme park where robots go crazy and attack the guests. James Marsden, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright and Miranda Otto will co-star.

Per The Hollywood Reporter, the amusement park’s androids — played by Marsden, Newton and Wood — can die and return with new personas, which means the actors can play several characters.

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Westworld‘s creative team includes exec producers/writers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and exec producers…

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