Articles about Westworld
The trip to Westworld may be over, but co-creator, showrunner and Series Mania jury president Lisa Joy is now watching the rise of AI play out in the real world. As she explains, there’s not much fiction in science-fiction anymore.
Having worked on all three seasons of HBO’s Westworld, location manager Mandi Dillin talks to DQ about finding the real-world settings used in the science-fiction epic.
As people around the world self-isolate and heed orders to stay at home amid the devastating coronavirus pandemic, DQ offers a selection of series from around the world to enjoy.
As season two of HBO’s Westworld draws to a close, co-creators and showrunners Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan discuss making the series, rebooting the Western genre and their fascination with the mind-bending themes at the heart of the drama.
The television landscape is awash with series set in alternative – and not particularly bright – futures. Stephen Arnell casts his eye over the dystopian series on screen, and also finds sci-fi series with a more optimistic outlook.
From the new season of Stranger Things to CBS’s long-awaited Star Trek: Discovery, DQ presents 10 of the hottest drama trailers to premiere at this year’s Comic Con event, which concluded in San Diego yesterday
Science fiction has a long association with television, but it’s now more visible than ever. DQ explores how a shift in storytelling has pushed the genre into the mainstream.
Violence and sex have become common features of TV drama – but are these often graphic depictions key to the success of a show?
Period dramas are never far from our screens, but they currently appear to be more popular and diverse than ever. Stephen Arnell examines the current trend for costume series.
2016 was another superb year for the scripted TV business. So for our last column of the year, we look back at some of the best new shows that broke into the market during this calendar year.
The nominations for the 2017 Golden Globes Awards were unveiled this week. As always, Game of Thrones will be the TV show to beat, but there are some strong contenders…
It’s increasingly tough for dramas to gain attention – even if they are great shows. Slow starts for Humans and The Young Pope mean word of mouth and catch-up viewing will be important. Also, finalists for the C21 Drama Awards have been revealed.
As content buyers and sellers head for Mipcom, Fox will be pleased with the performance of its movie reboot Lethal Weapon, while HBO’s Westworld and FX’s American Horror Story also shine.
With HBO preparing to debut the much-anticipated Westworld, Stephen Arnell finds that, despite its troubled production history, the show looks certain to be the cable channel’s latest hit.
US cable network TNT has greenlit a fifth season of hit series The Last Ship before season four hits the air. Elsewhere, there is news of a new Nordic noir series and a macabre Aussie thriller.
At the ATX Festival, showrunner Shawn Ryan speculates on revisiting The Shield. Elsewhere, Elementary creator Rob Doherty signs a three-year deal with CBS and Jamestown creator Bill Gallagher joins C21’s International Drama Summit.
Stephen Arnell casts his eye over the television landscape and finds there are plenty of science-fiction and fantasy series in the works to keep genre fans happy.
The UK’s ITV unveils a drama by Guy Burt about the search for Tutankhamun’s tomb, a popular Agatha Christie novel gets the adaptation treatment from BBC1 and Lifetime, HBO’s star-studded reboot of cult sci-fi movie Westworld moves ahead and Gérard Depardieu is cast in Dan Franck’s Marseille.