James Marsden is the latest name to be added to a growing list of A-listers joining the HBO cast for “Westworld.” The J.J. Abrams and Jerry Weintraub sci-fi drama about a futuristic theme park inhabited by androids that fulfill human desires is already being headed up by Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood. A slew of actors were also added last week to the quickly expanding cast.
Marsden will be playing Teddy Flood — “a mysterious new arrival to a small frontier town. Teddy quickly proves both his charm–and his talent with a revolver. His pursuit of a local beauty launches him on a dark odyssey.”
Joining Marsden in this new casting announcement are Eddie Rouse (“Being Flynn”), Demetrius Grosse (“Justified”), Kyle Bornheimer (“She’s Out of My League”), Currie Graham (“Murder in the First”), Lena Georgas (“Prime Suspect”), Steven Ogg (“Grand Theft Auto V”), and Timothy Lee DePriest.
“Westworld” is an adaptation from Michael Crichton’s 1973 book.