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New Footage From "Westworld"

20 June 2016 5:12 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek more footage from HBO's upcoming "Westworld" 'killer robot'  TV series, starring Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood, based on writer/director Michael Crichton's 1973 feature, that was the inspiration for James Cameron's "Terminator":

"...the show is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin...

"...set in the futuristic theme park, 'Westworld'..."

Cast also includes James Marsden as 'Teddy Flood', a newly arrived gunslinger in pursuit of a local beauty, Jeffrey Wright as 'Bernard Lowe', head of the 'Westworld 'Programming Division' and creator of artificial people...

...Thandie Newton as 'Maeve Millay', Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rodrigo Santoro, Ed Harris, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Angela Sarafyan, Simon Quarterman, Ben Barnes...

...Jimmi Simpson, Clifton Collins Jr., Lena Georgas, Currie Graham, Ptolemy Slocum, Louis Herthum, Kyle Bornheimer, Demetrius Grosse, Steven Ogg and Timothy Lee DePriest.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak »

- Michael Stevens

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Watch a New Teaser Trailer for HBO’s Westworld Series

20 June 2016 7:42 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

“I think there may be something wrong with this world, something hiding underneath.” Ahead of its premiere this October, a new teaser trailer for HBO’s Westworld series (based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 film of the same name) has been released, offering new looks at the intriguing show that stars Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, and James Marsden.

“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, »

- Derek Anderson

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Intense new trailer for HBO’s Westworld unveiled

19 June 2016 11:36 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As was promised, HBO delivered a brand new teaser trailer for Westworld, their long-awaited science fiction western based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 feature film of the same name, before the latest episode of Game of Thrones on Sunday. The intense trailer, which is now online, can be viewed below…

If it weren’t for the multiple production delays that the project faced last year, it’s very much possible that HBO would have been well into airing the first season of Westworld by now, if not completely finished with it. Regardless, the network now has the show’s debut episode slated for a not-too-far-off October 2016 release date.

With the end in sight for Game of Thrones, loyal HBO viewers will be looking for a new show to cling onto once the land of Westeros is retired, and Westworld could potentially fill that void. The trailer alone teases a universe that looks fun, »

- Justin Cook

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HBO's New Drama Westworld Looks Completely Incredible

19 June 2016 8:07 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

We don't quite know what's going on in the trailer for HBO's new fantasy series Westworld, but we're still very much here for it.  Ok, we kind of know what's going on. The thriller is based on the 1973 Michael Crichton film of the same name, and it's about a futuristic theme park where visitors can hang out with androids in a very realistic wild west.  The ten-episode first season, which will debut sometime this fall, stars Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Rodrigo Santoro, Ben Barnes, Jimmi Simpson, Shannon Woodward, and more as both guests and operators of the theme park, called Westworld.  In »

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HBO to air new Westworld teaser trailer this Sunday before Game of Thrones

17 June 2016 1:12 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Now that it has a fall premiere date, HBO is set to kick off the marketing campaign for its hotly-anticipated Westworld TV adaptation by releasing a new teaser trailer for the upcoming show this coming Sunday before the ninth episode of Game of Thrones’ sixth season.

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. 

See Also: First look teaser promo for HBO’s Westworld

Based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi thriller, Westworld is executive produced by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and features a cast that includes Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, »

- Gary Collinson

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Westworld Gets Fall 2016 Premiere on HBO

26 May 2016 2:28 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

HBO announced today that four new shows will debut on the cable network this fall, the highly-anticipated Westworld, Divorce, Insecure and High Maintenance. The network didn't reveal any exact premiere dates for each show, but we'll have to wait and see when these dates will be announced. Hopefully the network will also be debuting trailers for each show soon, but they did debut a number of photos.

HBO's 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 Bols&#248 Berdal, Ben Barnes, »

- MovieWeb

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HBO’s Westworld to premiere in the fall

26 May 2016 12:58 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

HBO’s Westworld TV series hasn’t had an easy journey to the small screen, having faced numerous delays, and a production hiatus earlier this year in order to allow executive producers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy more time to complete the final scripts.

However, with filming resuming last month, the network has now confirmed that the 10-episode adaptation of Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi thriller will make it to the air this year, with the series set to premiere in the fall.

See Also: First look teaser promo for HBO’s Westworld

Westworld features a cast that includes Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ben Barnes, Jimmi Simpson, Clifton Collins, Jr., Simon Quarterman, Lili Simmons and Angela Sarafyan.

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- Gary Collinson

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Prince Remembered as a Stunned Hollywood Pays Tribute

21 April 2016 12:32 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The film and music world is in mourning once again after another legend has died far too soon. We reported the tragic news earlier today that Prince has passed away at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota, at the age of 57. While no details have been given regarding the cause of death, tributes have already started flooding in through social media as the news broke.

Initial reports revealed that Prince's body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in the a.m. hours. TMZ obtained audio of the 911 dispatch call, where an unidentified caller said there was a "male down, not breathing." The singer had recently cancelled two concert dates due to health issues, and his representatives said he had been battling the flu, when his private jet made an emergency landing in Illinois on Friday, April 15. An exact cause of death hasn't been released yet, but we'll be »

- MovieWeb

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Production resumes on Westworld, Lili Simmons joins the cast

7 April 2016 4:35 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having shut down production back in January to allow more time to complete the scripts, HBO has now announced that filming is once again underway on the ambitious reimagining of Michael Crichton’s Westworld.

Meanwhile, it has also been revealed that Lili Simmons (Banshee, True Detective) has joined the cast of the series, where she will portray “Abigail, who works in the park and uses her good looks and charm to lure Westworld guests into the saloon.”

Westworld is being written and produced by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, with Nolan directing. The series features a cast that includes Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ben Barnes, Jimmi Simpson, Clifton Collins, Jr., Simon Quarterman, Lili Simmons and Angela Sarafyan.

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- Gary Collinson

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Emily S. Whitten: Seven Movies for Surviving Snowzilla

26 January 2016 10:00 AM, PST | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

This past weekend we here in Washington DC got a lot of snow. Um… “A whole lot of snow”? …Okay, how about, “a metric ton of snow”? Ooh… “The fourth heaviest snowstorm dating to 1884.” There. I think that sums it up nicely.

Given this, I (not even kidding) have not left my home in five days (but I’m still sane! No really, I promise! The purple bunnies in my pantry told me so.) And of course, being a very practical person, since I knew the storm was coming I ensured I was well-stocked with all the necessary items beforehand. But then, around the end of Day 1, as the snowdrifts began inching into the two-foot range on my windowsills, I began to wonder what I would do to entertain myself if the power went out (taking with it, one might assume, the Internet).

“Ah-ha!” I said to myself. “I have »

- Emily S. Whitten

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HBO's 'Westworld' Stops Production; 2016 Premiere Still Set

18 January 2016 9:55 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

HBO announced today that production on its highly-anticipated series Westworld has been shut down for two months, but the network is still confident that the show will debut sometime this year. Variety reports that the production was temporarily shut down to give series creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy Nolan a chance to catch up with writing the scripts for the last four episodes. Filming was originally scheduled to wrap in November of last year, but shooting is now set to resume in March. Take a look at the network's brief statement below.

"As we head into the final phase of production on Westworld, we've made the decision to take a brief hiatus in order to get ahead of the writing."

The show is based on the 1973 sci-fi film Westworld, which centers on an amusement park where visitors can live out their wildest fantasies, with the help of androids. Anthony Hopkins »

- MovieWeb

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HBO shuts down production on Westworld, still hoping for 2016 premiere

18 January 2016 11:05 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Variety is reporting that HBO has temporarily shut down production on the upcoming small screen adaptation of Westworld to allow executive producers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy to complete the final four scripts.

“As we head into the final phase of production on Westworld, we’ve made the decision to take a brief hiatus in order to get ahead of the writing,” reads a statement from HBO.

See Also: First look teaser promo for Westworld

Originally, the plan was to wrap filming in November, but the production is now on a two month hiatus and will resume filming in March. Despite the setback, HBO is still hopeful that the series will premiere this year.

Inspired by the 1973 movie Westworld from Michael Crichton, the series features a cast that includes Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, »

- Gary Collinson

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"Silver Chair" To Refresh The Narnia Series?

13 January 2016 3:53 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Producer Mark Gordon has confirmed that a film adaptation of C.S. Lewis' "The Silver Chair," what would be the fourth film in "The Chronicles of Narnia" series, is in active development. However he's also offered something of a perplexing quote about it.

Speaking with Collider, Gordon says he hopes that production on 'Silver Chair' will begin shortly, but adds: "No [none of the original cast will be in it], it's all going to be a brand new franchise. All original. All original characters, different directors, and an entire new team that this is coming from."

This has led to the throwing about of the word 'reboot' which is not the case as such here as, despite the change of cast, it sounds like it's continuing the same narrative rather than starting over.

The book features only three key returning characters - Eustace Scrubb, Caspian and Aslan whom were played by Will Poulter, Ben Barnes and the voice of Liam Neeson respectively. »

- Garth Franklin

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A Chronicles of Narnia Reboot in Motion with The Silver Chair?

12 January 2016 2:17 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Could a Chronicles of Narnia reboot be in play with The Silver Chair?!  Come inside to find out!

It's been a few years since we saw the Pevensies treking across Narnia and saving its inhabitants.  If what a recent report from Collider is true, we won't be seeing them again.  The report talks about a conversation had with Life of Pi and Finding Neverland writer, David Magee.  Magee is also the writer of The Silver Chair, the fourth book in the C.S. Lewis Series.

When probed over an Eta on the Silver Chair, Magee said, "We’re hoping to be able to make the movie very shortly. We’re very excited about it."

That's a really good sign of things to come, without getting an official announcement from Disney! The Silver Chair takes place many years in the future and follows an older King Caspian in his search for his son, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Matt Malliaros)

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