The New Mexico Film Office Announces Universal Cable Productions' "Mr. Robot" to Film
New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that USA Network's television series "Mr. Robot" produced by Universal Cable Productions in association with Anonymous Content, will partially shoot in Albuquerque at the end of August through the beginning of September.
"Once again, New Mexico's incredible landscapes, unmatched workforce, and our powerful incentives are bringing good jobs to New Mexico," said New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis. "This is another great TV show that will have a tremendous economic impact as we continue to grow and diversify our economy."
The production will employ approximately 75 New Mexico crew members, 18 New Mexico principal actors/stunt players and 75 New Mexico background talent.
The television series hails from director, writer and executive producer Sam Esmail, as well as Anonymous Content executive producers Steve Golin and Chad Hamilton.
The series stars Emmy® Award winner and Golden Globe® nominee Rami Malek, Golden Globe® Award winner Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin, Martin Wallström, Grace Gummer, Michael Cristofer, Bobby Cannavale, BD Wong and Stephanie Corneliussen.
The series follows Elliot Alderson (Malek), a cyber-security engineer who, along with Mr. Robot (Slater) and fsociety, starts a revolution to change the world. Picking up immediately following the Season 2 cliffhanger, Season 3 will explore each character's motivations and the disintegration between Elliot and Mr. Robot.