Vincent Cassel joins cast of Westworld season 3
Deadline reports yet another new cast member has bought a ticket to Westworld with Vincent Cassel (Black Swan, Eastern Promises) gearing up for the third season of the hit HBO series. The trade reports that Cassel will play a new villain in the upcoming season.
“We’re incredibly excited to work with Vincent Cassel,” co-creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy said. “We’ve been longtime fans of his and are thrilled for him to join the Westworld team.”
Cassel joins other newcomers Aaron Paul and Lena Waithe for the new season. They join Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Luke Hemsworth, Talulah Riley, Rodrigo Santoro, and Sir Anthony Hopkins in the series.
A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth, the Emmy-winning Westworld was created for television by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy, who are also executive producers with J.J. Abrams, Richard J. Lewis, Roberto Patino, Athena Wickham and Ben Stephenson
Westworld comes from production companies Kilter Films and Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series is based on the film written by Michael Crichton. A premiere date for season three has currently not been set.
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