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Wealth disparity, hackers and cyber threats in 'Mr. Robot'
Wealth disparity, hackers and cyber threats in 'Mr. Robot'

"Mr. Robot," a psychological thriller premiering June 24 on USA Network, hacks into some of today's biggest problems and fears: Cyber threats. Rising wealth disparity. Mental health and youthful rebellion. The issues have long fascinated showrunner and executive producer Sam Esmail, whose previous projects include writing and directing the feature film "Comet." Esmail cites three developments over the last 15 years that inspired him to create "Mr. Robot." FULL COVERAGE: Summer TV preview First was the advancement of technology that spawned the shadowy underworld of computer hackers. Second was the global financial crisis of 2008 that punished Main...

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