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Joey Bada$$ joins Mr. Robot cast

Rapper Joey Bada$$ is set to make his acting debut on hit TV series Mr. Robot.
The drama stars Rami Malek as Elliot Alderson, a cybersecurity programmer who spends his nights with a group of hackers, headed up by Christian Slater’s titular anarchist character.
The first season, which aired last year (15), proved to be popular with fans and critics alike, earning Golden Globes for Best Television Series – Drama and best supporting actor for Slater.
Now producers have added Joey Bada$$, real name Jo-Vaughn Scott, to the cast as Leon, a close friend of Elliot’s. The recurring role marks the hip-hop star’s first acting gig after previously contributing to the soundtrack of Oscar-nominated movie Creed.

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