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Warning: The next article accommodates spoilers for Westworld season 4, episode 4
It’s not a Westworld episode if it doesn’t make you query the whole lot you’ve realized in regards to the story to date, however the newest twist in episode 4 was so sudden and sudden that not even the present’s most ardent followers might’ve seen it coming.
Spoilers to observe.
It’s turning into more and more troublesome to maintain up with Westworld and its intricately woven narrative. As if the massive ensemble of characters, their objectives, and storylines wasn’t already sophisticated to maintain observe of, the present has now unveiled, in an all too acquainted Westworldian style, that very like the primary season, the continued newest run has been happening in two separate timelines, 23 years aside.
Certainly, the issues we’ve seen from Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) and Stubbs (Luke Hemsworth) have been happening 23 years sooner or later, whereas Caleb’s (Aaron Paul) storyline is part of a brand new theme park expertise. It was additionally revealed that Caleb himself has died, with Hale now turning his consciousness right into a robotic like herself.
Discussing the mind-numbing occasions of episode 4 with TheWrap, producer Lisa Pleasure praised Jeffrey Wright for his appearing chops and bodily efficiency, explaining what makes Bernard such a singular piece within the Westworld chessboard.
“Working with Jeffrey is such a delight as a result of he can do something, and I really like watching him kick ass and use his bodily expertise — the scene by the automobile was so enjoyable for me,” she mentioned. “However on the similar time, Bernard’s superpower has at all times been a little bit bit mental, proper? Like he’s the one who has thought in simulations and has talked about how even while you’re programming a bunch, you’re interested by totally different simulations and iterations and the way it may behave, the way it may change habits.
“So the concept that his superpower is de facto truly grounded in these anticipatory strikes, it’s not about power essentially and it’s not about velocity. It’s about figuring out what’s going to occur within the second beforehand. So to me, it was only a actually enjoyable scientifically based mostly option to discover a brand new supply of power for Bernard.”
God solely is aware of the place Westworld will go from right here on out, however now that we all know we’re contending with two timelines concurrently, we count on issues to be rather more streamlined for the viewers.
The violent delights of Westworld season 4 proceed subsequent week on July 24.