The worlds featured in HBO’s hit show Westworld are ever expanding and in this Sunday’s episode, titled “Akane No Mai”, we get an up close and personal look at Shogun World.
Directed by Craig Zobel and titled "Akane No Mai", the fifth episode of Westworld Season 2 premieres on Sunday, May 20th on HBO. Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates on season 2, and check here for our previous coverage of the second season, including interviews with the cast.
"Episode #15 (season 2, episode 5): “Akane No Mai”
Debut date: SUNDAY, MAY 20 (9:00–10:0 0 p.m.)
(Welcome to Shogun World)
Written by Dan Dietz; directed by Craig Zobel.
Created for television by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, who are executive producers with J.J. Abrams, Athena Wickham, Roberto Patino, Richard Lewis and Ben Stephenson. Production companies, Kilter Films and Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television; based on the film written by Michael Crichton.
Debuting on HBO in 2016 to become HBO’s most-watched freshman series ever, WESTWORLD is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. The season one cast included Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ben Barnes, Simon Quarterman, Angela Sarafyan, Luke Hemsworth, Clifton Collins, Jr., Talulah Riley and Louis Herthum. Joining the season two cast are series regulars Katja Herbers, Gustaf Skarsgard and Fares Fares."
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