Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Sh*t just got real in the chilling new Westworld trailer

1.jpg

“You’re one of them aren’t you?”

Why, you’d have to be a sophisticatedly crafted android not to be chilled to the bone by the latest trailer for Westworld, otherwise known as your next big TV fix.

Based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 cult sci-fi of the same name and brought to us by J.J. Abrams and Jonathan Nolan, the HBO thriller takes viewers smack bang into the theme park of the future run by artificial intelligence, where tourists can blithely live out their fantasies as gunslingers of the old west.

Bar brawls, prostitutes, six-shooter showdowns – you name the cliché and these androids can provide it, catering to every desire of their fleshy guests. Trouble is, these machines are so authentic that they start to wonder if they’re real themselves…

Not least Evan Rachel Wood’s Dolores Abernathy, who in the latest trailer can be seen questioning her own state of mind. It probably doesn't help that she's given a talking to from Dr Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins), the tech visionary whose project eventually turns into a nightmarish reality.

By the looks of this unreal trailer, maybe we should start pinching ourselves too.

Westworld rides into town on Sky Altantic in October

Related

1.png

7 reasons why TV is about to get way better

West1.jpg

HBO's new Westworld trailer looks terrifyingly good

Coherance.jpg

7 great sci-fi films you probably haven’t seen

Comments

More

Why Danny Dyer's Deadliest Men proves he is the People's Louis Theroux

Don't let the memes fool you - Deadliest Men is a legitimately important documentary series

by Alex Timperley
24 Jul 2017

'Game of Thrones' hints at one of its most controversial fan theories

Not everyone loves this idea

by Alex Finnis
24 Jul 2017

The new 'Westworld' Season 2 trailer is very bleak and very violent

Dolores is on a rampage

24 Jul 2017

The meaning behind Arya's scene in this week's 'Game of Thrones'

It calls back all the way to Season 1

by Alex Finnis
24 Jul 2017

We have a winner in the shark vs human swimming race

Will it be fish or Phelps?

by Dave Fawbert
24 Jul 2017

We pinpointed the exact moment The Simpsons should have ended

Consider every episode after this null and void

by Tristan Cross
21 Jul 2017

The new series of Arrested Development is going to be a murder mystery

This is going to be amazing

by Emily Reynolds
21 Jul 2017

Hidden detail from 'Game of Thrones' scene could reveal Cersei's fate

We're totally convinced

by Alex Finnis
21 Jul 2017

Gary Lineker and other BBC stars react to jibes over pay packets

Where do you stand on the salary debate?

by Dave Fawbert
20 Jul 2017

There's a backlash to 'Game of Thrones' showrunners' next HBO project

Their next fantasy show is all too real

by Alex Finnis
20 Jul 2017