Golden Globes 2016 Best TV Series, Drama: Mr. Robot
Golden Globes 2016 Best TV Series, Drama: Mr. Robot!
Mr. Robot thriller-drama Tv series won the Golden Globes 2016 Best TV Series award! This interesting series follows the story of a young hacker named Elliot Anderson who is a cyber engineer by day and a hacker by night. Mr. Robot, who is a mysterious anarchist, wants Elliot to join his secret “fsociety” that consist of a group of hackers. Their plan is to destroy the corporation that Elliot is protecting.
Suddenly finding himself in the awkward situation of being in the position to take down the corporation and CEOs that ruin the world, he would be in a great dilemma. The character in this series played by Rami Malek suffers from anxiety disorder and has a problem connecting with people. His communication usually involves hacking them. Although he is intruiged by the offer of Mr. Robot, he is not sure whether he wants to join this “fsociety” group.
Mr. Robot was created by Sam Esmail. The pilot was launched on May 27, 2015, and the author said that he was inspired by hackers for a long time, wanting to make a movie about the topic for 15 years. Another inspiring fact for the Sam Esmail was the Arab spring and the youth rebellion against society and using social media for making a change.
Although imagined as a movie, the original script was greatly expanded and the author saw that it could be more suitable to be Tv series. And the Golden Globes 2016 Best TV Series award acknowledged the quality of this drama – thriller series. The author, Sam Esmail, quoted some famous shows to be the major influence for his series: American Psycho, The Matrix, Taxi Driver… For the inspiration of his leading character, Elliot, he acknowledged the movie “Fight Club”.
This Golden Globes 2016 Best TV Series winner was filmed in New York. Some locations included Coney Island and Times Square, where the scenes were shot late at night before the celebration of the 4th of July in order to have the area as empty as possible.
This series received acclaims from critics and many sites recommend it for watching! Take a look and make your own judgment!