HBO’s Westworld is the intriguing new Sci-Fi produced by J.J. Abrams, Jerry Weintraub and Bryan Burk from writer-producer-director Jonathan Nolan and writer-producer Lisa Joy.
The sci-fi pilot is about a futuristic theme park that caters to dark human desires and it has a great ensemble cast akin to movie production status.
Miranda Otto – best known for her roles in Lord of the Rings and War of the Worlds will play Virginia Pittman, the head of the park’s Quality Assurance department. We’re told “her brutal honesty with her colleagues and her ruthless efficiency in dealing with malfunctioning ‘property’ have made her a formidable and unpredictable power player in Westworld.”
On board are a formidable cast including heavyweights Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Rodrigo Santoro and Shannon Woodward.
Otto is no freshmen to Network television with TV credits including Fox’s Rake and USA’s The Starter Wife, among others.
Westworld has all the ingredients to become something great. Stay tuned for more news.