One of HBO''s most popular films expected to premiere in 2022 is Westworld, which initially consisted of a futuristic amusement complex, known as "hosts," which will accommodate high-paying guests without having to worry about the consequences. The third season, however, focuses on artificial intelligence and how we as humans control our lives.
As part of the series'' first two-year hiatus in between seasons, Thandiwe Newton received critical and awards acclaim. Here''s all we know so far about Season 4 of Westworld, including who will be shown, when and when it will be released.
Watch the Westworld Season 4 Trailer
The first teaser for Season 4 of Westworld was released on May 10, 2022. This two-minute teaser also depicts some strange faces, including a huge tree on fire and a swarm of flies coming from the mouth of a cracked host.
When Will WestworldSeason 4 Premiere?
Season 4 of Westworld will air on HBO and HBO Max on Sunday, June 26, 2022, presumably at 9 PM Eastern Time, like the previous three seasons. Subsequent episodes will be released weekly until August 14, 2022, when the season finale will be set to drop.
How Many Episodes Are in WestworldSeason 4?
Season 4 of Westworld is similar to Season 3, in that both episodes consist of eight episodes, while the first two seasons each consist of ten episodes.
Who Is in the Cast of WestworldSeason 4?
Many other actors who appeared in Season 3 are expected to return for this new season, including Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris, Luke Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Angela Sarafyan, and Aaron Paul.
A currently unidentified guest role will also be played by Ariana DeBose from 2021''s West Side Story.
For those who wish to see how Wood''s character Delores is still alive even if all her memories were erased at the end of Season 3, co-showrunner Jonathan Nolan revealed this tragic death in May 2020:
"I think it''s crucial with a show in which death can be impermanent these are robots, after all to commemorate the occasion with Dolores. That version of that character is gone. We are thrilled with Evan Rachel Wood and we haven''t [sighs] begun talking publicly about exactly what the show will look like going forward. But it''s very different.
Delores'' Season 4 trailer is a fairly likely new version of the character that viewers have yet to encounter, hence why her hair is brown instead of blonde.
Season 4 of Nolan said that actors will play "several roles."
Part of the fun of the show from the beginning is that one actor can play several roles and that the narrative shifts underneath them shift genres and shifts time. In this regard, we are learning something very complicated. We love that and each individual''s abilities are extremely important. It''s also an amazing cast, and giving all of them something something special is part of the fun of it. I think we''d anticipate seeing some or many of these faces in very different situations and relationships.
While the co-showrunner was not certain on who actors would play multiple roles, this quote further demonstrates that the Dolores seen in the Season 4 teaser is not the same Dolores viewers have known for the last three seasons.
Ed Harris'' William may be referring to the man in black, who was reportedly murdered off and replaced with a host version of his more nefarious persona, according to Nolan. It''s a William who was almost identical to his previous post-credits character, but we''ll only have to wait and see if he does.
When Did Westworld Season 4 Film?
Jeffrey Wright posed with his character''s "Bernard" on June 15, 2021, along with the familiar caption "Good morning...old friend" to indicate that filming on Season 4 of Westworld had officially begun.
Wright told Deadline on February 14, 2022, that filming had begun in December.
What Is the Westworld Season 4 Plot?
As of this writing, there isn''t much more known about Season 4 of Westworld. However, Nolan said he and Lisa Joy always wanted each season to be completely different:
When Lisa and I were discussing this thing way back in the beginning, I felt both the ability to shift genres every season, and the need to do it. This season, we had a feature called Genre, which shows you how to perform the genre appropriately. This season, we had a movie in which Crichton was very aggressive in deciding whether or not to play around with it in this season. So, the idea that next season will feel different and distinct in genre than the previous seasons? Yes, it''s absolutely part of
It will be interesting to learn how this season will differ from its predecessors.
Will There Be a Westworld Season 5?
After finishing the sixth season of Westworld, Nolan and Joy would cancel their deal with Warner Bros. and begin a new one with Amazon Studios, but nolan clarified that they didn''t specify how many seasons the show would last:
Lisa and I haven''t said anything about a number of seasons before. In the first season of James Marsden, theres been five [seasons] in the first season of the show, but I think you would be foolish to. I think when we sat down to do the show, we didn''t quite realize how many seasons that program was, and then I think it was a beginning, a middle, and an end.
So even if Nolan and Joy don''t know how many seasons this show will last, they know that it will come to an end at some point. Hopefully, if Westworld does last beyond six seasons, the co-showrunner may document it, while also working on the Fallout series for Amazon.
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