Christian Slater to Topline USA’s Hacker Drama ‘Mr. Robot’
Hollywood Reporter, October 21, 2014
Christian Slater has been tapped to topline the cable network’s hacker drama pilot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
From Universal Cable Productions, the drama centers on a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from an antisocial disorder and can only connect to people by hacking them.
Slater will star as Mr. Robot, a mysterious anarchist who recruits Elliot into an underground hacker organization intent on bringing down corporate America.