Iconic Westworld set burns down in California wildfire
The quick moving Woolsey Fire has annihilated structures at the memorable Paramount Ranch set in Southern Calfornia.
Old West-style structures utilized in the creation of HBO’s Westworld, and also in different shows and motion pictures, have been annihilated by the quick moving Woolsey Fire presently clearing through Southern California.
The fire demolished structures at Paramount Ranch, one of the areas utilized amid seasons 1 and 2 of Westworld.
“Westworld isn’t at present underway, and as the zone has been cleared, we don’t yet know the degree of the harm to any structures staying there,” HBO said in an announcement. “In particular, our contemplations go out to each one of those influenced by these shocking flames.”
The official Twitter record of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area shared a photograph of the structures as they looked before the fire, with the message, “We are sorry to learn the news that the #WoolseyFire has consumed Western Town at #ParamountRanch in Agoura.”
Westworld was a long way from the main creation to exploit the Old West-style structures and setting for shooting. Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman, the 1990s Western show featuring Jane Seymour shot there, and in addition 1968’s Herbie The Love Bug, the acclaimed HBO arrangement Carnivale and more were altogether recorded there.
Evan Rachel Wood, who stars as Dolores in Westworld, stated, “This is frightful. So dismal for the history lost. Astonished the congregation is as yet standing.” She likewise noticed that the sets that consumed weren’t the ones speaking to Dolores’ main residence of Sweetwater. Those scenes are taped at Melody Ranch east of Santa Clarita.
Photojournalist John Schreiber of KCBS 2 and KCAL 9 tweeted photographs demonstrating a portion of the annihilated structures.
The CBS Evening News later shared video that Schreiber had shot of the consumed Western Town. (CBS is the parent organization of CR
As indicated by the National Park Service, Paramount Pictures acquired 2,700 sections of land for use as a film farm in 1927. Executive Cecil B. Demille, humorist Bob Hope, and on-screen characters Gary Cooper and Claudette Colbert were among the individuals who shot there.
“The different scene was the genuine superstar,” the recreation center administration site says. “It offered movie producers the opportunity to make far off regions, for example, provincial Massachusetts in The Maid of Salem (1937), old China in The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938), a South Seas island in Ebb Tide (1937) and various western areas incorporating San Francisco in Wells Fargo (1937). The craft of deception was aced on the scene.”
Picnickers, climbers and vacationers could walk around Western Town for nothing before the fire. “This genuine movie set is modified marginally with every generation, yet holds a Western theme,” the recreation center administration site says.