EW has four new looks at HBO’s buzzy new fall drama Westworld. Below are are quartet of exclusive images and comments from the cast about the sci-fi Western, which chronicles a futuristic theme park where robotic “hosts” entertain human guests.
Let’s start first with this shot of star Anthony Hopkins. Turns out Game of Thrones isn’t the only HBO drama with a wall of faces – Hopkins’ Dr. Robert Ford, who runs the park, also has a creepy face-wall behind his desk. Hopkins says producers initially described his role as cross between Walt Disney and Dr. Frankenstein. “He wants to create a pure dystopia or utopia, but he begins to realize that he’s lost track of it,” Hopkins says.
Here’s Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood), a naive prairie girl “host” who gradually begins to realize her reality might not be what it seems. For the actors, playing androids is particularly challenging because everything a host does must have some logical purpose. “Every little beat, every moment and every flicker of your eye means something,” Wood says.Read More