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'Mr. Robot' Showrunner Sam Esmail on Rami Malek's First Audition: "He Was Shaking"

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"He literally said the script breeds anxiety. It was nerve-wracking. I was like, 'Is he gonna get through this audition?'" the show creator tells THR of casting Malek. Sam Esmail ('Mr. Robot') joined five fellow drama showrunners and producers for The Hollywood Reporter's Drama Showrunner Emmy Roundtable including Julian Fellowes ('Downton Abbey'), John Ridley ('American Crime'), Marti Noxon ('UnREAL'), Melissa Rosenberg ('Jessica Jones'), and Nina Jacobson ('The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story'). Roundtables are back! The Hollywood Reporter’s 2016 Emmy Roundtable season has premiered. Subscribe to stay up to date with new Roundtable videos publishing everyday this awards season! Who do you want to see on this season’s Roundtables? Tell us in the comments below! Tune-in for the full Drama Showrunner Roundtable on Monday, July 25th! Stay tuned to everything you need for this season of Roundtables: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/roundtables Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/hollywoodreporter Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HollywoodReporter Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thr Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/hollywoodreporter Watch more videos on THR.com http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/video acting interview film list nomination