The Emmy®Award winning drama series Westworld has been renewed for a fourth season by HBO. The announcement comes from Casey Bloys, president of HBO Programming.
“From the western theme park to the technocratic metropolis of the near future, we’ve thoroughly enjoyed every twist and turn from the minds of master storytellers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy,” noted Bloys. “We can’t wait to see where their inspired vision takes us next.”
— Westworld (@WestworldHBO) April 22, 2020
Season three opened on Sunday, March 15th, with a storyline that reached out from the amusement park setting into the real world environment of neo-Los Angeles. The show stars Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Aaron Paul, and Ed Harris. The current season will play out over eight episodes.
Based on the film written by Micheal Crichton, the television version of Westworld was developed by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. Nolan directed the third season premiere, which brought in over nine million viewers on multiple platforms.
The show is executive produced by Nolan, Joy, Denise Thé, J.J. Abrams, Athena Wickham, Richard J. Lewis, and Ben Stephenson. Production companies are Kilter Films and Bad Robot Productions along with Warner Bros. Television.