Anthony Hopkins in Westworld Season 1 Episode 6

Westworld season 2 has shut down production for safety in the midst of California’s wildfire season. The second season of the HBO drama has shut down production once before due to an actor’s injury, but this marks the second delay in filming the popular series’ sophomore outing.

Westworld centers on a futuristic theme park set in a western landscape, which makes filming in California’s desert regions an ideal situation. Filming in locations like Castle Valley, Utah and Simi Valley, California, the production prides itself on taking advantage of gorgeous locales. In the wake of the worst fire season on record for California, however, it looks as if some of those locations might be threatened. ...

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