Two stars of HBO's Westworld are putting their totally human vocal chords to good use for a new episode of Apple's Carpool Karaoke: The Series. In a preview below, you can watch Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden riding around and belting out Alanis Morissette's "Ironic," Salt-N-Pepa's "Shoop," and several more before they end up on a train. Yes, a train! See it unfold for yourself in the video below:
It must be said. Evan Rachel Wood absolutely goes for it in this clip, just as she does in her film and TV roles, and the Westworld co-stars seem to be having a great time together. It should be a lot of fun for fans of the overtly serious HBO series to see Wood and her on-screen beau James Marsden share the screen in a far more carefree capacity, albeit with less splendor. They chose good songs, too! Does it get any more freeing than joining a co-star for a rousing rendition of Peter Cetera and Cher's late-'80's power ballad "After All?"
Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden can both sing really well, too! Something some Westworld fans may or may not have been particularly aware of until watching this clip, considering that drama's hosts aren't programmed to perform in such ways. As if the songs they chose were not good enough, the preview ends with the Grease classic "Summer Nights," which is another pretty definitive karaoke duet track. All in all, the songs are strong choices that transport listeners from the 90's to the late 80's before ending in the late 70's. That is a well-rounded playlist that mirrors Westworld's jumping through decades. And it's even better when they switch up the lyrics to reference Delos Inc.
If you are wondering why James Corden is not along for the ride, there is a simple explanation. This is Carpool Karaoke: The Series, not the popular segment from The Late Late Show with James Corden. The quasi-spinoff's premise is basically the same as the segment's with two stars sitting in the car as they sing their lungs out to favorites. In this case, Westworld's Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden are taking the wheel, and then the train.
Westworld fans will not have to wait too much longer to find out if the duo sings any other songs besides the ones teased. Will this Westworld-themed episode of Carpool Karaoke lift the spirits of fans following the latest tragedy-filled installment of the HBO series? Evan Rachel Wood seems to think so, per a tweet on her Twitter account. It sounds like a safe bet. So enjoy this dose of the Westworld cast minus the elaborate theories necessary to figure out what's happening at their day job.
You can watch Westworld stars Evan Rachel Wood, and James Marsden sing their way through an episode of Carpool Karaoke: The Series, when it premieres exclusively on the Apple TV app on Friday, June 22. New episodes of Westworld air Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on HBO. For new upcoming and returning television shows you can watch on HBO and elsewhere, check out CinemaBlend's guide to TV's summer premieres.
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