HBO Cancels Sci-Fi Drama "Westworld" After Four Seasons

By -  iMediaBuzz Team

HBO has pulled the plug on its Emmy-winning sci-fi drama "Westworld."

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The series' cancellation came less than three months after its fourth season ended in August.

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The cast included Evan Rachel Wood, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Aaron Paul and Thandieway Newton

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the series has garnered more than 50 nominations and nine awards from the TV Academy.

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In October, Nolan told The Hollywood Reporter that he expected HBO to order a fifth season to properly end the series that began in 2016 as a ratings success for the cable channel.

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 the 1973 film that inspired it, also titled "Westworld".

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the series was initially set in a Western-style amusement park that allowed guests to realize their fantasies with the help of androids.

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The show later expanded into the global conflict of artificial intelligence versus humans.

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Nolan and Joy's Kilter Films said in a statement, "We are privileged to tell these stories about the future of consciousness - both human and beyond - in the brief window of time our AI overlords forbid us to do.

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Newton in 2018 earned a best supporting actress Emmy for his films

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