Westworld shuts down production amid California wildfires
06 December 2017, 06:13 | Lena Norman
Westworld and SWAT Reboot Suspend Filming Due to Wildfires
"Due to nearby wildfires, "Westworld" stopped production earlier today and will resume filming as soon as it's safe to do so", HBO said in a statement.
Due to the wildfires occurring in Southern California, CBS's "S.W.A.T" and HBO's "Westworld" have suspended production.
In addition, production on CBS drama S.W.A.T. has also been temporarily halted due to the fires. Jerry Brown, governor of Ventura County, has declared a state of emergency in the area.
"S.W.A.T." films at Santa Clarita Studios in Valenica, California, about 40 miles north of Los Angeles.
News of S.W.A.T.'s delay was first mentioned by a Twitter account run by the show's writers, who cited unsafe air quality as the reason for the shut-down. As a result, the 5 Freeway closed, impacting traffic on the major roads.
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"We're not gonna lie: We're not able to stop this fire".
They said filming would return to normal when the fires subsided. The employee added that the fire could be seen from the studio offices. However, a few water-dropping helicopters have already reached the scene.
Evan Rachel Wood as Dolores Abernathy in HBO's "Westworld".
As things stand, Westworld season 2 has been slated for a spring 2018 premiere on HBO, though it's possible that date will be pushed in order to accommodate these extenuating circumstances. The fire drew too close to the stages to continue filming, so cast and crew were sent home.
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