Creating Westworld's Reality Video Series

The video series featured meaty behind the scenes clips and interviews around buzzed-about moments and scenes. With one installation released after each Season 2 episode, Creating Westworld’s Reality fed water-cooler conversation, showcased the cast and crew and celebrated cutting-edge technical and production achievements. The series received more 1,081,000 cumulative views on YouTube, with additional views across Facebook and Twitter.

Creating Westworld’s Reality

Join the cast and crew for a peek inside the episodes.

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SEASON 2 EPISODE 1

Creating the Drone Hosts

The inspiration behind Westworld’s faceless hosts? Looking at the human form and “taking away the inessential.”

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SEASON 2 EPISODE 2

Creating an Evocative Location

“With a character like Delos, you learn as much about them from the environments they choose, as you do from the character themselves.”

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SEASON 2 EPISODE 3

Creating Fort Forlorn Hope

Call her Wyatt. Evan Rachel Wood, Lisa Joy and more discuss Dolores’ rise to power in “Virtù e Fortuna.”

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SEASON 2 EPISODE 4

Creating the Delos Experiment

Lisa Joy, Jonathan Nolan and Jeffrey Wright discuss the elements that went into creating each space.

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SEASON 2 EPISODE 5

Creating Shogun World

“It was a production dream come true.” Lisa Joy, Thandie Newton, Rinko Kikuchi and more discuss the look, energy and creation of Shogun World. (Spoilers follow)

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SEASON 2 EPISODE 6

Inside the Cradle

What are the back-ups for host brains? Series co-creator Jonathan Nolan, actor Jeffrey Wright and more explore the rationale behind the technology in the Cradle.

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SEASON 2 EPISODE 7

Creating Chaos In the Mesa

It’s all just another day in Westworld. The creators and cast explain how they amped up the intensity in the Mesa shootout scenes.

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SEASON 2 EPISODE 8

Creating Ghost Nation

“It’s a season about the reasons we fight.” Actors Zahn McClarnon, Martin Sensmeier and co-showrunner Lisa Joy discuss the love story of Episode 8, “Kiksuya.”

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SEASON 2 EPISODE 9

Deconstructing Maeve

Thandie Newton and the show’s creators discuss the construction of Maeve’s hyper-realistic wound and Dr. Ford’s hope for his favorite host.

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SEASON 2 EPISODE 10

Creating the Valley Beyond

“I don’t think you can stop her.” Actors Evan Rachel Wood and Ben Barnes, and series co-creator Jonathan Nolan discuss the vulnerability of humans and the hosts’ varying perspectives on the world beyond the Door.