|“We have other battles to fight.”|
USA Network has released the first teaser trailer for the second season of the highly-anticipated return of the award-winning series Mr. Robot. The surprise hit drama mixed the complexity of cyber hacking with the hightened tension of a heist film. Rami Malek was the breakout star while making veteran actor Christian Slater into a Golden Globe winner.
Malek will return as Elliot, a computer security engineer, whose nightly vigilante hacking of the evil conglomerate known as Evil Corp gets the attention of the illusive Mr. Robot. He recruits Elliot for the hacker group called fsociety to wreak digital and financial anarchy in the world. Season two will deal with the fallout of the huge hack on the corporation, more backstory, and what exactly happened to Elliot while the hack was being executed.
New guest stars for season two include Craig Robinson (“The Office”), hip hop artist Joey Bada$$, Sandrine Holt (“Fear The Walking Dead”), Michael Maize (“National Treasure: Book of Secrets”), Dorothi Fox (“Run All Night”) and Luke Robertson (“The Americans”).
Mr. Robot season 2 will premiere on July 13th 2016.
MR. ROBOT follows Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek), a young cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in the underground hacker group fsociety, after being recruited by their mysterious leader (Christian Slater). Following the events of fsociety’s 5/9 hack on multi-national company Evil Corp, the second season will explore the consequences of that attack as well as the illusion of control.MR. ROBOT stars Golden Globe Award and SAG® Award Nominee Malek (“The Pacific”), Golden Globe Award Winner Slater (“Nymphomaniac”), Portia Doubleday (“Her”), Carly Chaikin (“Suburgatory”), Martin Wallström (“Simple Simon”), Grace Gummer (“Extant”), Michael Cristofer (“Ray Donovan”) and Stephanie Corneliussen (“Legends of Tomorrow”).New recurring guest stars include Craig Robinson (“The Office”), hip hop artist Joey Bada$$, Sandrine Holt (“Fear The Walking Dead”), Michael Maize (“National Treasure: Book of Secrets”), Dorothi Fox (“Run All Night”) and Luke Robertson (“The Americans”). Returning cast members include BD Wong (“Law & Order: SVU”), Gloria Reuben (“Saints & Sinners”), Michael Drayer (“Vinyl”), Michel Gill (“House of Cards”), Ron Cephas Jones (“The Blacklist”), Sunita Mani (“5 Stages”), Azhar Khan (“Veep”) and Ben Rappaport (“The Good Wife”).The drama hails from writer and executive producer Sam Esmail (“Comet”) as well as Anonymous Content executive producers Steve Golin (“True Detective”) and Chad Hamilton (“Breakup at a Wedding”).