‘Westworld’ Season Two: Premiere Date Revealed & Trailer Aired In Super Bowl Ad
The official trailer for the second season of Westworld premiered in a Super Bowl ad on Sunday night. The spot revealed the second season would air on April 22 at 9 p.m.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, this is the first Super Bowl ad HBO has put out in 20 years.
The show stars Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris, James Marsden, Jimmi Simpson, Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Wright and Shannon Woodward.
Westworld is set in the future in an adult Wild West theme park where guest can roleplay fantasies with lifelike “hosts.” In the first season, there were many twist and turns that ultimately led to an uprising as portrayed in the Super Bowl ad.
In the commercial, Wood’s character Dolores Abernathy says, “Look at this world, this beautiful world. We built this world together. A world where dreams come true. A world where you can be free. But this world is a lie. This world deserves to die. Because this is your world. We’ve lived by your rules long enough. We can save this world. We can burn it to the ground, and from the ashes, build a new world. Our world.” While Wood does her monologue, scenes of chaos and revolt play out in the background foreshadowing the events to come in season two.
The first footage of season two shown in the trailer was only from the first couple weeks of filming according to Entertainment Weekly.
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