Westworld is taking viewers on a visit by time.
Within the July 3 episode of the HBO collection, Maeve (Thandiwe Newton) and Caleb (Aaron Paul) step off the practice and into the Roaring ’20s. The duo see flapper-esque hosts strut by the rowdy streets of Chicago, able to do the Charleston and drink the evening away.
This new park is partly a nod to our present reemergence from the coronavirus pandemic, in addition to the last decade we’re at the moment residing in. However it additionally has its ties to the unique park set within the Wild West.
“In so some ways it was an ideal decade to go to,” govt producer Allison Schapker instructed E! Information. “In cinema, I actually really feel that the gangster is a direct descendant of the Western Gunslinger. And it is also a time of corruption, law-breaking and, clearly—not simply restricted to prohibition—however the entire gangster sort of period.”
Plus, Allison stated, “We could not resist all of the accoutrements too, just like the costumes and Tommy weapons.”