HBO has released the first video preview of their upcoming series Westworld, which is describes as a “dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin.” It’s only 30 seconds long, but has plenty of quick peeks at footage that will surely excite many fans of HBO’s programming.
The series is inspired by the 1973 movie of the same name, which was directed by Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton and starred Yul Brynner, and was set in a theme park filled with robots recreating three different historical periods: the old west, medieval times, and Roman times. When a power surge in the park causes a malfunction, robots begin killing people and two guests find themselves being chased by an android cowboy.
You can watch the first teaser video for the new series below.
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