Westworld’s producers talk artificial intelligence, Asimov’s legacy and rebooting a cinematic …

Westworld’s producers talk artificial intelligence, Asimov’s legacy and rebooting a cinematic masterpiece for TV James Marsden and Evan Rachel Wood star in the rebooted sci-fi thriller Westworld. Photo: Supplied ╳ exit In the history of cinema, few images are as iconic as Yul Brynner’s gunslinger, relentlessly pursing his quarry: Westworld theme-park guest Peter Martin (Richard Benjamin), the sole survivor of a software glitch that turned the robots populating its imaginary worlds into killers. “It was terrifying, terrifying, but so much of it has become kind of iconic,” says producer Jonathan Nolan, who with co-producer (and wife) Lisa Joy, is steering the HBO television reboot of the film. “Yul Brynner, this unstoppable creation, wearing the same wardrobe from The Magnificent Seven, is iconic.” Though the film, just 88 minutes long and…


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