A gang of new casties have been added to Warner Bros. Television's upcoming televisual redo of Michael Crichton's classic 70's sci-fi thriller 'Westworld'. 'The Box' and 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' star James Marsden has joined the cast and will play Teddy Flood, a mysterious new arrival to a small frontier town. Along with Marsden we have Eddie Rouse, Demetrius Grosse ('Justified'), Kyle Bornheimer, Currie Graham, Lena Georgas ('Ray Donovan'), Steven Ogg and Timothy Lee DePriest. The show will air over on HBO and is produced by JJ Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, Jerry Weintraub Productions and Kilter Films.
The 8 new actors will join alongside Anthony Hopkins ('Silence of the Lambs'), Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright ('Source Code'), Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Angela Sarafyan and Simon Quarterman.
Here's the breakdown of Crichton's original feature released back in 1973:
"In a near future, the Delos Company offers the vacation of the future in in the amusement parks Medievalworld, Romanworld and Westworld for U$ 1,000 per day. The vacationers get to experience life in the themed period, doing whatever he or she wants, interacting with the robot inhabitants that populate the parks. Peter Martin and John Blane travel by hovercraft to Westworld and soon Peter duels against a Gunslinger. However, when there is a malfunctioning of the machinery, the robots get out of control, jeopardizing the guests."