BY CODY SCHULTZ
Following their well-deserved Golden Globe Award nominations, ‘Mr. Robot’ stars Rami Malek and Christian Slater are ‘grateful’ and ‘thrilled’ to represent their incredible cast at this January’s awards!
Monday morning, the nominations for the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards were revealed in a live ceremony which included several surprise nominations for television’s best shows and biggest stars! Among the less surprising nominations were the two given to the stars of USA Network’s hit drama Mr. Robot, Rami Malek and Christian Slater who managed to pick up well-deserved nominations in this year’s Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Drama and Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, respectively.
“I’m incredibly grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for recognizing me in this group of distinguished and accomplished actors. I’m thrilled to be sharing this moment with my co-star and fellow nominee Christian Slater,” Malek commented of the nominations. “I am so thankful for the brilliant mind of Sam Esmail, USA Network, Universal Cable Productions and the exceptionally gifted cast, crew, and writers of Mr. Robot.”
Although this is the second consecutive nominations for each actor, both Slater (who won he Supporting Role race last year at the Globes) and Malek are thrilled to be representing the entire Mr. Robot team at this year’s Globes!
“I am so grateful for this incredible recognition and privileged to be included in this category beside these wildly talented actors. Thank you so much to the HFPA, and a huge congratulations to my dear friend and co-star, Rami Malek,” commented Slater. “I’m so thrilled to be celebrating this nomination with him. I also share this with the entire Mr. Robot family – Sam Esmail is a true creative genius and I am blown away by the talent on this show: Portia, Carly, Grace, Stephanie and the entire cast and crew.”
Don’t miss the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Jimmy Fallon when they air live Sunday, January 8 at 8/7c on NBC.