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HBO has pulled the plug on its long-running sci-fi collection “Westworld.” The information comes simply three months after its season 4 finale aired on Aug. 14. Longtime viewers of the dystopian drama had been transported to a future the place consciousness — each human and synthetic — might be harnessed and transported to different planes of existence the place actuality is sharper, extra compelling, and deadlier than most ever imagined. For many followers, HBO’s resolution to cancel the collection got here abruptly, notably after cliffhangers in season 4 left the plot line open for a closing season.
“I’m gonna miss all of the badass ladies of Westworld. And we deserved to have a correct ending to this present,” one Twitter consumer wrote, whereas one other Twitter consumer added, “westworld deserved a fifth and closing season.”
Other followers weren’t as stunned to listen to the information after the present’s fourth season grew to become more and more complicated. Following a drop in viewership throughout season three, the collection was not capable of recuperate, making scores one among a number of causes the present was seemingly canceled.
“We’ve been privileged to inform these tales about the way forward for consciousness — each human and past — within the temporary window of time earlier than our AI overlords forbid us from doing so.”
The collection, created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, starred Evan Rachel Wood, Emmy-winner Thandiwe Newton, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Luke Hemsworth, Aaron Paul, Angela Sarafyan, James Marsde, and extra. Other notable forged members embody Oscar-winner Ariana DeBose, Aurora Perrineau, and Daniel Wu.
“Over the previous 4 seasons, Lisa and Jonah have taken viewers on a mind-bending odyssey, elevating the bar at each step,” HBO stated in a press release to POPSUGAR. “We are tremendously grateful to them, together with their immensely proficient forged, producers and crew, and all of our companions at Kilter Films, Bad Robot and Warner Bros. Television. It’s been a thrill to affix them on this journey.”
Kilter Films, one of many present’s manufacturing corporations, added, “Making ‘Westworld’ has been one of many highlights of our careers. We are deeply grateful to our extraordinary forged and crew for creating these indelible characters and good worlds. We’ve been privileged to inform these tales about the way forward for consciousness — each human and past — within the temporary window of time earlier than our AI overlords forbid us from doing so.”