HBO Cancels Westworld After 4 Seasons

Westworld has been canceled by HBO after just lately concluding its fourth season in August.

In addition to being a blow to loyal followers, co-creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Pleasure have each stated in interviews that that they had all the time deliberate on wrapping up the sci-fi drama’s story after 5 seasons. “We had all the time deliberate on ending the collection subsequent season,” Pleasure instructed The Wrap. “You understand, we all the time thought that Westworld ought to sort of come full circle and again to the West. However with Dolores, who was only a participant in different individuals’s video games, lastly getting to put in writing her personal.”

Certainly, Season 4 set the stage for Westworld to return to its titular futuristic theme park after increasing the story to the skin world in season three. “There’s time for one final recreation, a harmful recreation with the best of stakes,” says Evan Rachel Wooden’s Charlotte/Dolores within the finale. “Survival or extinction. This recreation ends the place it started. In a world like a maze. That assessments who we’re. That reveals what we’re to develop into. One final loop across the bend. Perhaps this time we’ll set ourselves free.”

Tailored from Michael Crichton’s 1973 movie of the identical title, Westworld premiered in 2016 and racked up 9 Primetime Emmy wins throughout its run and 54 nominations. In addition to Wooden, the present’s forged featured film stars like Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Thandiwe Newton, Tessa Thompson, Jeffrey Wright, Luke Hemsworth, Aaron Paul, and extra.

“Over the previous 4 seasons, Lisa and Jonah have taken viewers on a mind-bending odyssey, elevating the bar at each step,” HBO shared in an announcement. “We’re tremendously grateful to them, together with their immensely gifted forged, producers and crew, and all of our companions at Kilter Movies, Dangerous Robotic, and Warner Bros. Tv. It’s been a thrill to hitch them on this journey.”