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). Series creator Sam Esmail (Comet) will direct all 10 episodes of the new season.
Grace Gummer will play Dominique "Dom" DiPierro, a young federal agent investigating the hack. New recurring guest stars include Craig Robinson (The Office) as Ray, a neighbourhood local who reaches out to Elliot in his time of need; rapper Joey Bada$$ as Leon, a new friend of Elliot’s who philosophizes on the meaning of life; and Chris Conroy (Members Only) as Derek, the young and attractive new man in Joanna Wellick's (Stephanie Corneliussen) life.
Also joining as recurring guest stars are: 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).