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Westworld Launches Helper Bot Aeden and New Season 2 Poster

HBO is ramping up their marketing for the upcoming sophomore season of Westworld. After setting up the town of Sweetwater 17 miles outside of South By Southwest (SXSW) this year, it seemed like it would maybe be a while before the next big push by the cable network.

This morning, a new poster for season 2 was released, stating "Chaos Takes Control":

Westworld Launches Helper Bot Aeden and New Season 2 Poster
That buzzard is creepy AF.

Also, there was the launch of a new Westworld website, as posted by series star Evan Rachel Wood:

The link takes you to a bot who answers questions about the park, and responds in a live chat format:

"Experience the first vacation destination where you can live without limits. Westworld is a meticulously crafted and artfully designed park offering an unparalleled, immersive world where you have the freedom to become who you've always wanted to be—or who you never knew you were. Exist free of rules, laws or judgment. No impulse is taboo.

Our hosts are here to fulfill your every desire. They look forward to serving you."

It's a little disconcerting, but fans should definitely check it out.

There was also a tease posted today by Jimmi Simpson, but the timing would signal the 'news' was about Aeden:

My personal favorite thing on the new site is this map of Westworld:

Westworld Launches Helper Bot Aeden and New Season 2 Poster
Map of Westworld

The HBO series returns on April 22nd for its second season, and we're pretty excited to see what happens next.

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Mary Anne ButlerAbout Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool. 

Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 

 Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 

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