Westworld season 3 has gotten an official launch date, together with a confirmed checklist of visitor stars. Lisa Pleasure and Jonathan Nolan’s sci-fi collection suffered one thing of a sophomore stoop in 2018, with its second season incomes barely decrease scores than season 1 (on common) and drawing criticism for its convoluted plot. Nolan has supplied his assurances season 3 will probably be much less complicated, because the story follows Dolores (Evan Rachel Wooden) and different characters past the Westworld park and into the true world. In doing so, Dolores come to comprehend life outdoors her previous house is not all it is cracked as much as be.
The advertising and marketing has highlighted a few of the folks Dolores encounters in the true world throughout season 3, like Caleb (Aaron Paul), a working-class building employee in Los Angeles. In the meantime, the present will delve even deeper into the twisted worlds of Delos, following Maeve (Thandie Newton) into a WWII-themed park set in Nazi Germany. It is much less clear what Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) will probably be getting as much as this season, although viewers will not have to attend an excessive amount of longer to search out out.
HBO has formally introduced Westworld season Three will premiere on Sunday, March 15, as seen within the teaser video embedded under. The community has additionally confirmed this season’s visitor stars, which (along with Paul) embrace Vincent Cassel (Underwater), Lena Waithe (Prepared Participant One), Scott Mescudi (the upcoming We Are Who We Are), Marshawn Lynch (Brooklyn 9-9), John Gallagher Jr. (The Newsroom), Michael Ealy (Stumptown), and Tommy Flanagan (Sons of Anarchy).
Most of those visitor stars have both been reported up to now and/or appeared within the earlier Westworld season Three trailers, nevertheless it’s good to have official affirmation. Particular particulars are laborious to return by proper now, however the brand new season’s teaser trailer revealed Caleb makes more money by finishing up robberies with Waithe and Lynch’s characters. Equally, the San Diego Comedian-Con trailer indicated Cassel is taking part in one of many season’s human villains, and possibly even a member of a sinister new tech firm referred to as Incite. Seasons 1 and a pair of costars Tessa Thompson and Ed Harris are additionally again for extra Westworld this 12 months – although, given the place the season 2 finale and its credit scene left their characters, it is fairy to imagine their storylines will probably be fairly totally different this time round.
Thematically, Westworld‘s third season would be the first to actually dive into the problem of sophistication and discover how the manufactured worlds inside Delos’ parks mirror life in the true one (the place highly effective firms like Delos and Incite rule with an iron fist). The present must win again those that felt burned by season 2 and the way it usually centered extra on attempting to maintain viewers in the dead of night about the place it was headed, as an alternative of attempting to take season 1’s concepts and ideas additional. To this point, although, it looks as if season 3 has the potential to repair what went unsuitable earlier than and spend much less time getting misplaced in its personal maze.
Westworld returns Sunday, March 15 on HBO.