Westworld site update teases host takeover in season 2
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The official Westworld websitehas received an update ahead of the show’s upcoming San Diego Comic-Con panel — and it might just hold some clues for season 2.
The HBO drama’s first season ended with Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) killing Westworld creator Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins), and her fellow hosts rising up against the human guests. Well, if the new graphic that greets DiscoverWestworld.com visitors is to be believed, the hosts are still in control of the park.
When you visit Discover Westworld, you’re met with a glitchy “SOS Takeover” GIF that shows a Registered User asking the outside world for help because “something’s gone wrong in the park.” Unfortunately, the user is interrupted and his message changes to “All is well. Celebrations continue.” However, before the registered user’s message is overwritten, the screen says “Loading — Journey Into Night…” which is the name of Ford’s final narrative and the season 2 premiere’s title, as co-creator Jonathan Nolan revealed on Reddit last month. The main takeaway: All is not well in Westworld.
At this point, very little is known about Westworld season 2, except that there will be some sort of time jump. “You’re definitely going to see the aftermath and the effects of what happened,” co-creator Lisa Joy told EW in March, to which Nolan added, “We are definitely not picking up right where we left off.”
If you play around with the site a bit more, you’ll also notice that the site’s chatbot has been updated as well. Aeden now provides information about Westworld‘s SDCC plans. In addition to a panel with the cast and showrunners on July 22 at 4:15 p.m. PT in Hall H, fans can also enjoy the Westworld Experience Center, an “immersive experience” that promises “a taste of the luxuries and liberties afforded to Westworld guests.” More information can be found on HBO’s site here.
In June, Wood shared a photo of her starting corset training again and teased that the show would begin production fairly soon.