HBO will be airing the new West World TV series next year, 2016, according to media reports recently. Ed Harris will be playing 'the man in Black', the deadly Gunslinger, the famous android role played by the late Yul Brynner from the classic original (1973) motion picture, which also starred James Brolin.
For those film fans unfamiliar with this film, the story is about a future resort where vacationing guests pay to live out their period fantasies brought to life by Human-like Androids (robots).
This movie spawned a sequel 'FUTURE WORLD' (1976) starring Peter Fonda and Blythe Danner. Yul Brynner reprised his man in black character in a cameo appearance. Eventually there was a TV series, in (1980) which CBS TV aired only three episodes and after cancelled the show.
This new version will be a second attempt to bring the classic sci-fi story to television. This HBO series will have sir Anthony Hopkins and Jeffrey Wright in it the series is created and directed by Janathan Nolan and screenplay by Lisa Joy. Would you like to see another WEST WORLD TV series ?