HBO has renewed its popular show Westworld for a fourth season. The renewal of the show comes ahead of Westworld’s third season’s conclusion. The final episode of the third season will premiere on May 3. The Western sci-fi show is a massive hit on the HBO service.
HBO programming chief speaks on the show’s renewal
Casey Bloys, the HBO programming chief, expressed her delight at the network renewing the show for a fourth season. He stated that the audience has enjoyed every twist and turn the show has thrown their way. Bloys voiced her excitement at the way the show’s creators have used their creativity and vision to craft such a majestic show for the HBO platform.
How many episodes would be there in season 4 of Westworld?
The episode length of the fourth season is not yet known. Westworld’s first two seasons ran a duration of eight episodes. However, the third season consisted of only eight episodes. Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are the show’s creators and also serve as executive producers. JJ Abrams is also the executive producer of the show through his Bad Robot production house. Nolan also directed the pilot episode of the series, which has garnered an enormous fan base over time.
What happened in Westworld’s third season?
The third season of Westworld released on the network on 15th March. Former cast members Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, and Jeffrey Wright rejoined the cast for the season. Additionally, newcomers Tessa Thomspon and Aaron Paul were also introduced in the show. The plot of the third season features events that take place three months after the end of the second season. The story takes place in the year 2058, and the city of neo-Los Angeles. However, the third season of Westworld experienced a considerable drop in viewership count. The drop figure is nearly 57%, which is a bizarre happening.