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Mr Robot season 2.0 launches today on Presto

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Hello, friend. The wait is over. The revolution begins today at 5pm AEST when Presto streams the first two episodes of the highly-anticipated second season of Golden Globe® Award-winning drama Mr. Robot, the same day as the U.S. broadcast.

Following the Australian premiere, new episodes of Sam Esmail’s ground-breaking series will be available to stream every Thursday at 5pm AEST, express from the U.S.

In today’s double episode season premiere titled and, the consequences of the now infamous fsociety 5/9 hack on multi-national company E-Corp begin to emerge.  We also see Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek), a cyber-security engineer who has become involved in the underground hacker group fsociety, thanks to their mysterious leader (Christian Slater) manage an internal struggle with the illusion of control.

Season 2 arrives following a global Facebook Live rant by fsociety which featured a direct message to Australians to “open their eyes to what’s really going on in the world”.

Directed and created by Sam Esmail, Mr. Robot  stars Golden Globe® Award and SAG® Award nominee Rami Malek (The Pacific), Golden Globe® Award winner Christian Slater (Nymphomaniac), Portia Doubleday (Her), Carly Chaikin (Suburgatory), Martin Wallström (Simple Simon), Grace Gummer (The Newsroom), Michael Cristofer (Ray Donovan) and Stephanie Corneliussen (Legends of Tomorrow).  New recurring guest stars include Craig Robinson (The Office), hip hop artist Joey Bada$$, 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).

Every episode of Mr. Robot season 1 is streaming now on Presto.

Mr. Robot_ dec0d3d.doc (Decoded) a full-length special event that explores the revolutionary shows authenticity and social impact is also streaming now.