Jonathan Nolan just Rickrolled 'Westworld' fans

[Updated] Westworld Creators Play Practical Joke on Fan Community

While speaking at the Westworld panel at SXSW last month, Westworld showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy teased that they had a "controversial" plan in order to deal with spoilers, and in a recent Reddit AMA, Nolan and Joy have proposed a massive reveal of the entire plot of the upcoming season. Huh? Case in point: the theory about William (Jimmi Simpson) and the Man in Black (Ed Harris) being the same person, which ultimately panned out in the first-season finale.

Fans were RickRoll'd By Nolan and Joy in the elaborate prank that revived RickRolling, is a bait and switch in which people are persuaded to click on a link that's purported to lead to a particular site but actually takes the user to the 1987 Rick Astley music video.

From all of us here at Westworld, thank you for watching. The pair responded to their Reddit post, saying, "All right guys".

Earlier this week, Nolan spoke more about one of the new season's most anticipated additions-Shogun World.

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Those words are not directly spoken in the latest look at Westworld, butcreators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy have certainly offered something up in line with that message.

Nolan explained that his love of Akira Kurosawa also played a factor in the creative decision: "Selfishly, it comes down to being obsessed with Japanese cinema as a kid and earnestly wanting to make an homage to Kurosawa and the other films I grew up watching".

We won't spoil it for you as the idea of us spoiling a video of spoilers that was created to stop the flow of spoilers is giving us a headache. And if I want to read good theories, then I'll have to read spoilers - and know that they're correct. However, the top comment in response to his statement (which has over 1,300 upvotes itself), praises the team's ingenuity while at the same time admitting this is a bad idea.

Over four thousand upvotes later, the pair delivered on their promise. The 25-minute clip (don't let the length put you off, trust me) begins with what may or may not be the season 2 opening. Prior to this show, Person of Interest filled that void of immersive storytelling, & I can not thank you enough for that (it inspired me to try my hand at writing). "I'm a big spoiler fan myself for that reason". Guests, who pay hefty amounts, come and do whatever they want, which includes killing, raping the hosts as the androids are called. If there is a video released, I'd know that every theory post not marked spoiler is a false theory. "Much of the fun in this community is the thinking and guessing, but never quite knowing".

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