Westworld Roundup: Thandie Newton’s Season 3 Pay Raise; HBO Releases New Promotional Video; Tribeca Panel and Cast Interviews; Fan Builds a Hilariously Bad Host!

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It looks like Thandie Newton (Maeve) is drawing inspiration from her character during her real life negotiations, and deservedly so!

Vanity Fair recently spoke to the actress regarding her ongoing contract negotiations with HBO, during which Newton revealed that she is making it clear that she wants to receive the same amount of pay as her male counterparts.

“[Contract negotiations are] all happening right now, and yeah, we’re all equal across the board,” said the actress. “It’s really exciting. It’s unprecedented. It’s—goodness; it shatters so much calcified pain, resentment, frustration. It just shatters it.”

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Westworld Cast Interview Roundup!

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With the season two premiere of Westworld right around the corner, it seems like the show’s cast is finally allowed to reveal a bit more about their respective characters this season (to a certain extent). During Monday’s red carpet premiere in Los Angeles, and throughout the week, actors have been sitting down with various news outlets to divulge some new juicy details about what fans can expect!

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Westworld Roundup: Red Carpet Interviews; Evan Rachel Wood’s Pay Raise; Simon Quarterman’s “Uncomfortable” Season 2

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Can you believe the Westworld season two premiere is just around the corner? The news is coming fast and furious as we bring you interviews from the Westworld red carpet premiere event in Los Angeles – as well as Evan Rachel Wood‘s reaction to her season three pay increase and a peek at what’s in store for Simon Quarterman‘s Lee Sizemore this season.

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Westworld Dazzles with Premiere Events Around The World!

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Premiere week for Westworld‘s second season is officially on, and with it come fantastic details about the premiere events held in Los Angeles and Spain this week!

First, we begin in Spain, where Westworld held a completely immersive premiere event, reminiscent of the one we saw a couple months ago at SXSW. Before viewing the actual premiere episode, guests were treated to a live-action show, featuring hosts and Delos workers acting out a variety of different scenes. Lucky for us, Javi Marcos from Game of Thrones Spanish website Los Siete Reinos and friend to our sister site Watchers on the Wall was in attendance, and provided Westworld Watchers with pictures of the entire experience. Let’s jump on in!

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Showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy Discuss Westworld Influences, Tease Season 2 Storylines in New Interviews!

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Husband and wife team – and co-creators/producers – Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy scored a massive hit with Westworld‘s first season. Season two looks to be an even bigger success, as early reviews are overwhelmingly positive. In two new interviews, Nolan and Joy share some of the influences behind Westworld, how they work together, and touch on some of the choices the hosts will face this season.

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Westworld’s Second Season Reaches 100% on Rotten Tomatoes!

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The reviews are starting to come in, and it looks like Westworld‘s second season is very much living up to the gigantic amount of hype surrounding it!

Business Insider is reporting that the sophomore run of the HBO mega-hit is currently trending at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Now, of course, that number may start to go down slightly as the viewer reviews start coming in after the show’s premiere this Sunday, but it’s absolutely worth noting that currently 100% of the critic reviews on the site are positive after viewing the season’s first 5 episodes.

Here’s what some of the critics are saying:

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Westworld Roundup: New Interviews with Returning Cast Members; Simon Quarterman and Jimmi Simpson Recap Season One

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We have another round of new interviews to share with you at the beginning of this final week (can you believe it?) before the season two premiere! Luke Hemsworth (Ashley Stubbs) discusses his character’s place in the Westworld universe, Angela Sarafyan (Clementine Pennyfeather) teases her season two role, and Simon Quarterman (Lee Sizemore) shares Sizemore’s plan to survive the host uprising. We also have a fun video with Quarterman teaming up with Jimmi Simpson (William) to review the major characters and events of season one.

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Westworld Watchers Is Looking For Writers!

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Calling all writers! Are you a fan of Westworld and have been chomping at the bit to write and publish show-related content? If so, then we’d like to hear from you!

Westworld Watchers is excited to announce that we’re looking to add a couple of writers to the site! As a member of the team, you’ll have the opportunity to pitch, write, and publish your content ideas, as well as cover all the latest breaking news and cast interviews. And, with season 2 just over a week away, you’ll also have the opportunity to enter analysis mode on a weekly basis and help break down each episode!

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