BY SPENCER PERRY
USA Network has revealed the first Mr. Robot Season 3 trailer and confirmed that all-new episodes of the series will return on October 11! Check it out in the player below.
Executive producer and writer Sam Esmail will return to direct all 10 episodes of the series, which stars Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin, Martin Wallstrom, Grace Gummer, Michael Cristofer and Stephanie Corneliussen. Bobby Cannavale, of Boardwalk Empire and Ant-Man, is also set to appear in the series as the new character Irving.
Chris McCumber, President, Entertainment Networks for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment previously said, “Sam Esmail is a true creative visionary who continues to deliver a series that boldly tackles timely issues and leans into the major headlines of the day. We’re eager to share the next phase of Elliot’s journey with fans this fall.”
“Season 3 of Mr. Robot will engage viewers in a whole new way, with Sam and team continuing to find ways to surprise, challenge and delight the audience. And adding Bobby Cannavale and BD Wong to our cast makes one of the tightest acting ensembles even stronger,” said Jeff Wachtel, Chief Content Officer, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment in the same statement.
Mr. Robot follows Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek), a cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in the underground hacker group fsociety, after being recruited by their leader (Christian Slater). Following the events of fsociety’s five/nine hack on multi-national company Evil Corp, the second season explores the consequences of that attack as well as the illusion of control.