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Mr. Robot: Can the USA Network Computer Drama Hack It?

24 June 2015 8:09 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

“I know what it’s like to be different. I’m very different, too.”

That confession, uttered by protagonist Elliot on Mr. Robot‘s series premiere, might just be the understatement of the year.

As we quickly learn in the USA Network hacker drama, which premiered Wednesday, Elliot (Rami Malek, The War at Home) is exceedingly unique. A cybersecurity engineer by day, Elliot spends his nights as a vigilante hacker, prying into the computer files of pedophiles and cheaters who don’t want anyone to know they’re pedophiles and cheaters. (Case in point: Elliot kicks off the pilot episode »

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Christian Slater on 'Mr. Robot' and Why He's Returning to TV

22 June 2015 7:15 AM, PDT | | See recent Rolling Stone news »

On the first day of shooting the new USA Network techno-thriller Mr. Robot (premiering on Weds, June 24th), Christian Slater faced one of those scenes that can make or break a television series. The show revolves a dangerously alienated super-hacker named Elliot (24's Rami Malek) who's recruited by Slater's mysterious "Mr. Robot" to join a band of cyber-saboteurs. In a nod to the 1949 movie classic The Third Man, the two men talk on Coney Island's Wonder Wheel, as Slater's character lays out his ideology and his plans to change the world — in other words, »

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