LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO has pulled the plug on “Westworld,” its Emmy-winning sci-fi drama.
The sequence’ cancellation got here lower than three months after its fourth season concluded in August. The forged included Evan Rachel Wooden, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Aaron Paul and Thandiwe Newton.
Newton earned a greatest supporting actress Emmy in 2018, and the sequence acquired greater than 50 nominations and received 9 awards from the TV academy.
In a press release Friday, HBO thanked sequence creators and govt producers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Pleasure for taking “viewers on a mind-bending odyssey, elevating the bar at each step,” and saluted the “immensely proficient” actors and crew.
In October, Nolan informed The Hollywood Reporter that he hoped HBO would order a fifth season to correctly finish the sequence that debuted in 2016 as a scores success for the cable channel. Viewership fell within the third season and once more within the fourth.
Just like the 1973 movie that impressed it, additionally titled “Westworld,” the sequence was initially set in a Western-style amusement park that allowed visitors to understand their fantasies with the assistance of androids. The present later broadened right into a synthetic intelligence vs. human international battle.
“We’ve been privileged to inform these tales about the way forward for consciousness — each human and past — within the transient window of time earlier than our AI overlords forbid us from doing so,” Nolan and Pleasure’s Kilter Movies mentioned in a press release.
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