Saturday, April 14, 2018

HBO Asia Brings An Exclusive WESTWORLD Virtual Reality Experience to Malaysia

In anticipation of the second season of WESTWORLD, which debuts same time as the U.S. on Monday, April 23 at 9am exclusively on HBO (Astro Ch 411 / HD 431), fans in Malaysia are invited take a trip into this thrilling Emmy®-winning drama series at an immersive WESTWORLD experience event from 18 to 29 April

The executive producer Jonathan Nolan is the younger brother of Christopher Nolan, director of movies like Dunkirk, Interstellar, Inception and The Dark Night. A cast member from Westworld is a Hemsworth. Luke Hemsworth, who plays Head of Security, Ashley Stubbs, is the older brother of Chris (Thor) and Liam (Hunger Games). A new cast member in Season 2, GustafSkarsgård, is the younger brother of Alexander Skarsgård who played the vampire Eric in HBO’s True Blood, the husband of Nicole Kidman’s character in HBO’s Big Little Lies, and Tarzan in The Legend Of Tarzan. 
Presented by HBO Asia and in partnership with Astro, the event will be held at Sunway Pyramid (Blue Concourse) with numerous fun-filled activities for fans including an exciting Virtual Reality experience, brought directly from the U.S., that would leave visitors wondering what’s real and what’s not! 
The entire Virtual Reality experience begins with an introduction by a white-suited host – just like any visitor would encounter as a guest starting their visit to WESTWORLD at the Delos office, the corporation behind WESTWORLD. Visitors would then be instructed to don the Virtual Reality goggles and headphones, entering an immersive and interactive experience! 
Once in the Virtual Reality realm, guests are invited to select either a black or white hat, try on suitable outfits and pick their weapon of choice (in reality, a joystick with a trigger), before embarking on different virtual activities within WESTWORLD such as practicing at a shooting range or getting involved in a shootout with Sheriff Pickett. This immersive WESTWORLD experience eventalso features a range of WESTWORLD-themed activities such asa Shooting Gallery, a Ring Toss Game, a photobooth and more! 
The WESTWORLD Virtual Reality experience* is open to all visitors aged 21 years old and above from Monday to Thursday, and exclusively to pre-registered Astro subscribers from Friday to Sunday. For more information, visit Astro Circle website.

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