Note: Author: Michael Crichton
-By Ep 7 I thought wow.. this is Michael Crichton stuff…. but can’t be. Contacted my brother with a quick text and he tells me it IS M.C.’s work!!!!!!!
Main article: Westworld (TV series)
Westworld is an American science fiction thriller television series created by husband-wife duo Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. Nolan serves as executive producer along with Joy, J. J. Abrams and Bryan Burk. The series takes place in fictional Westworld, a technologically advanced, Western-themed amusement park populated completely by synthetic androids dubbed “Hosts”. Westworld caters to high-paying visitors dubbed “Newcomers” (also known as “Guests”), who can do whatever they wish within the park, without fear of retaliation from the Hosts.
Westworld premiered on October 2, 2016 on the cable television channel HBO in the United States.
The series has been well received. The series has also attained strong Nielsen ratings for HBO, with the U.S. series premiere attracting 1.96 million viewers.
History (michael crichton – most known for jurassic park and many other sci fi films)
Westworld is an American science fiction–thriller media franchise. It began in 1973 with the release of the film Westworld, written and directed by Michael Crichton. It depicts a technologically advanced, Western-themed amusement park populated by androids that malfunction and begin killing the human visitors.
It was followed by the sequel film Futureworld (1976).
In 1980 there was a short-lived television series, Beyond Westworld. A new television series from HBO, based on the original film, debuted on October 2, 2016.