JJ Abrams defends sexual violence in Westworld
The Hollywood director joined cast members from the sci-fi Western, based on Michael Crichton's 1973 film about a futuristic theme park, at the show's world premiere in Los Angeles.
The opening scene of the series - which stars Sir Anthony Hopkins and Thandie Newton - implies that a lifelike female robot has been dragged off to be raped, prompting critics to question the amount of sexual violence on the HBO show and others such as Game Of Thrones.
Abrams, who is an executive producer on Westworld, admitted the series may be "too intense" for some viewers.
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