There’s much more to Westworld’s attraction than simply androids. The hit sequence, which returns to the small display screen this weekend, boasts important acclaim and probably the most trendy casts on tv. From Thandie Newton’s eclecticism to Evan Rachel Wooden’s statement-making fits, the present’s actors use style as a method of expression and ultimately night time’s Season 2 premiere, its latest expertise took heart stage. Becoming a member of the lineup as Hanaryo, Tao Okamoto graced the pink carpet sporting a refined look from Elie Saab in her favourite shade of inexperienced. It was definitely a far cry from the battle gear one may select to put on throughout say, a robotic rebellion, reflecting as a substitute the previous style mannequin’s refined private type. “It was perfect because of the flower embroidery, which was very springlike,” mentioned the star post-event.
Although the small print of her position and the goings-on at Shogun World, a beforehand unseen portion of the park primarily based closely on Japan’s Edo interval, stay mysterious, Okamoto was lastly capable of share the information of her involvement within the undertaking after months of secrecy. She up to date her Instagram earlier this week with a nonetheless of herself in character and admits to feeling relieved in regards to the information going public. “I was very frustrated as you can imagine! But at the same time, I was looking forward to seeing people’s reactions when the season comes out,” she says. “I’m so happy that all my friends and family are thrilled for me to be in the show! Being a part of this amazing group of actors was just epic and a great honor.”
Having acted reverse Wolverine, starred in Batman v Superman, and now Westworld, one may assume Okamoto has had her fill of surreal eventualities, however that’s hardly the the case. “Since I wasn’t born and raised in the U.S., there are some limits for me to be in traditional American storylines sometimes,” says Okamoto, who appreciates science fiction for its numerous tales. “For this genre, I can be anyone, and that’s what excites me and gives me so many opportunities.” Right here, Okamoto shares snapshots from the present’s Season 2 premiere and its star-studded after-party.