Westworld 3: It's payback time for the robots against humans

In the third season of Westworld, Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul is an army veteran who does mercenary jobs. PHOTO: HBO
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LOS ANGELES - With its tale of mistreated robots seeking vengeance on their human tormentors, Westworld paints a pretty bleak vision of the future, especially when it comes to technology and humanity's desire for revenge.

But as the Emmy-winning show returns for its third season, its cast and creators say their futuristic tale is not all doom and gloom. And they share what terrifies and excites them about mankind's real future.

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