The Leftovers Star Katja Herbers Saddles Up Toward Westworld

HBO has announced that The Leftovers star Katja Herbers is jumping from one of their series to another with a part in Season 2 of Westworld. Herbers will take on the role of Grace, described as a seasoned guest in Westworld who just so happens to be in the park when its animatronic residents rise up. Additional credits for the Dutch actress include Manhattan and The Americans.

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Westworld also stars Ed Harris, James Marsden, Jeffrey WrightThandie NewtonEvan Rachel Wood, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ben Barnes, Simon Quarterman, Angela Sarafyan, Luke Hemsworth and Clifton Collins, Jr. Anthony Hopkins headlined the first season of the series.

The series is inspired by the motion picture Westworld, written and directed by Michael Crichton. Westworld is produced by Bad Robot Productions, Jerry Weintraub Productions and Kilter Films in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series is executive produced, written and directed by Jonathan Nolan, executive produced and written by Lisa Joy, and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jerry Weintraub, Bryan Burk.

Westworld will return to HBO in 2018 and is already teasing what comes next for the park on its viral site. You can read our full recaps of the series by clicking here.