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[11/17/14 - 01:55 PM]
HBO Orders "Westworld" to Series
The show's ensemble includes Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Miranda Otto, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Angela Sarafyan and Simon Quarterman.

[10/15/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 15
Updates include: NBC rescinds series order for "Mission Control"; ABC asks for additional scripts from freshman trio; and Archie Panjabi to depart "The Good Wife" for potential pilot at 20th Century Fox Television.

[08/15/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 15
Updates include: Eddie Izzard among the latest cast in PSN's "Powers"; Miranda Otto scores role on HBO's "Westworld"; and Bex Taylor-Klaus to succeed Amy Forsyth on MTV's "Scream" pilot.

[08/13/14 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 13
Updates include: Lone Scherfig steps in to helm ABC's "Astronaut Wives Club"; Carla Gugino to recur on HBO's "The Brink"; and Thandie Newton snags role on HBO's "Westworld."

[08/11/14 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 11
Updates include: Ed Harris is latest bound for HBO's "Westworld"; Patti LaBelle to guest on FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show"; and Michael Rady to visit The CW's "Jane the Virgin."

[08/08/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 8
Updates include: Geena Davis to visit ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"; Yvette Nicole Brown boards "The Odd Couple" at CBS; and James Marsden part of latest casting wave on HBO's "Westworld."

[08/06/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 6
Updates include: Aly Michalka joins the cast of The CW's "iZOMBIE"; Ryan Hansen boards NBC's "Bad Judge"; and Jeffrey Wright among the latest cast in HBO's "Westworld."

[07/22/14 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 22
Updates include: Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood first to board HBO's "Westworld"; Ken Jeong to topline comedy pilot for MTV; and Elisabeth Rohm joins the cast of CBS's "Stalker."

[08/30/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 30
Updates include: Harry Connick, Jr. bound for "American Idol"; Jonathan Nolan to bring "Westworld" to HBO; and Ryan Seacrest plans a "Dream Date" for FOX.







WESTWORLD (HBO)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/30/13 - 11/17/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2015-2016 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, November 2014) WESTWORLD is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. Inspired by the motion picture "Westworld," written and directed by Michael Crichton.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Angela Sarafyan as Clementine Pennyfeather
· Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Robert Ford
· Ed Harris as The Man in Black
· Evan Rachel Wood as Dolores Abernathy
· Ingrid Bolso Berdal as Armistice
· James Marsden as Teddy Flood
· Jeffrey Wright as Bernard Lowe
· Miranda Otto as Virginia Pittman
· Rodrigo Santoro as Harlan Bell
· Shannon Woodward as Elsie King
· Simon Quarterman as Lee Sizemore
· Thandie Newton as Maeve Millay
CREW INFORMATION:
· Athena Wickam as PROD
· Bryan Burk as EP
· J.J. Abrams as EP
· Jerry Weintraub as EP
· Jonathan Nolan as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kathy Lingg as CO-EP
· Lisa Joy as CRTR/EP
· Susie Ekins as CO-PROD
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bad Robot Productions
· Kilter Films
· Warner Bros. Television