Actor Aaron Paul, who is remembered for his role as Jesse Pinkman in “Breaking Bad,” will join the series “Westworld.” (Free Press Photo: YouTube)
In love with Spain, its people, its architecture and, especially, its gastronomy, Lisa Joy, creator of the HBO series, along with her husband Jonathan Nolan, was clear that one day she would shoot somewhere in the country, which she has just finished. occur in the Besalú municipality (northeast).
About to leave for the United States, after a week of filming the third season of Westworld In that town, Joy, who is also an executive producer, spoke about what the viewer will see in 2020, but without revealing any key, beyond stating that “a new world will appear, with a very beautiful architecture, with which the Spanish you are very familiar ”.
At the same time, he expressed his satisfaction at being able to count on actor Aaron Paul, known for his role as Jesse Pinkman in “Breaking Bad”, as one of the main characters in the new chapters.
She does not hide that both she and Nolan have been fans of the actor for many years and she has only had good words for him for his work in front of the cameras and for his good humor when the lights go out.
“We are very lucky, we are very lucky to have Aaron in the new season of Westworld“, He stressed.
However, he did not want to delve into the role he plays, and from which neither can much be deduced from the trailer that has been released recently, in which Paul crosses a bridge, while motorcycles are seen on the street that circulate without a driver, in a futuristic environment.
Lisa Joy argues that it should be the viewer who gets to know the new character of the interpreter from Idaho.
“Yesterday we were at the Tickets and it was very good. The grace of the place is that the chef prepares a meal and you do not know exactly what it is, everything is a bit of a surprise. You are tasting flavors in a total gastronomic experience. In a way, it is what happens in the series with Aaron’s work, it cannot be explained ”.
Therefore, “this is a good excuse for viewers to sit in front of the screen to find out what will happen.”
Oblivious to the complaints of some tourists because they could not visit Besalú as the town was closed for filming to prevent anything that was being filmed from transpiring, Joy said that the experience with all those who participated in the recording was “incredible” , both with the extras and with the technical equipment.
In his opinion, “everyone has been very involved and has collaborated in everything.”
The co-creator of the series recalled that her first visit to Spain dates back to when she was in her twenties and with a friend they visited several cities, sleeping in hostels.
Later, last year he returned with Jonathan Nolan to do a casting, the second season ended, and “both” fell in love with this country, “where everything is beautiful”.
On that occasion, they walked through Madrid and thought they had to shoot something there for the third season. “We have returned now, accompanied by our two children.”
In his opinion, in Spain “there is a kind of sensuality in the air, everywhere, without forgetting the warmth of the people, there is a lot of beauty and a lot of diversity”.
In addition to Besalú, they have filmed in Valencia, and he does not hide that he would like to return to Spain again.
In fact, after joking that in recent days he has finished with the ham stocks and has more than enjoyed the “delicious paellas”, he said that if it were up to her he would not leave.
About the series
Westworld is a sci-fi thriller series created by Nolan and Joy for HBO. The story is based on the 1973 film of the same name, which was written and directed by Michael Crichton.
Nolan and Joy serve as executive producers along with JJ Abrams, Jerry Weintraub, and Bryan Burk.
The first season of the series premiered on October 2, 2016; While on April 22, 2018 the first chapter of the second season was broadcast.
The series’ HBO debut achieved the highest ratings for a premiere since the first episode of True Detective in 2014; Furthermore, Westworld ranks as the most watched first season of an HBO original series.
The series is set in the future, time in which Westworld is a theme park that allows people to experience the Old West in an environment populated by androids programmed to satisfy all the wishes of visitors.
For the safety of the visitors, the androids cannot harm any life form, allowing them almost unlimited freedom to engage in whatever activity they choose with the robots, including rape and murder.
The third season of the series will premiere in 2020.