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Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul Joins Westworld Season 3

Aaron Paul, star of AMC's Breaking Bad and Netflix's BoJack Horseman, is joining the cast of Season 3 of Westworld.

While Paul's role on the popular HBO series is still currently being kept under wraps, he is expected to appear as a series regular for the upcoming third season.

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Based on the 1973 science fiction film of the same name written and directed by Michael Crichton, the acclaimed adaptation takes place in a near-future where human guests travel to a variety of resorts recreating different historical periods, including the titular Wild West park known as Westworld, with each environment fully staffed by android residents known as hosts programmed to serve their visitors' every desire.

The Emmy Award-winning series recently saw the hosts begin to gain sentience and try to escape the resort to enter the real-world while hunting the human guests that had imprisoned and abused them for decades all in the name of tourism.

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Developed for television by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, Westworld stars Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Rodrigo Santoro, James Marsden, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Luke Hemsworth, Jimmi Simpson, Anthony Hopkins, and Ed Harris.

(via Deadline)

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