To prep for the part, Gummer shadowed real FBI agents, and says the
show’s plot has left her with a healthy dose of paranoia (Dom is out to
stop a hacker hell-bent on bringing down corporate America). “I use
encryption apps for texts and calls,” she says. As for the hair, “I like
it red. People notice me more, and I don’t think that’s necessarily for
“I come from an immigrant family, and I think it’s unacceptable to treat anyone like that,” Dobrev, who now lives in Los Angeles, says of Donald Trump’s “build the wall” rhetoric. “Hopefully he’ll get impeached. Or indicted. Or both. He just doesn’t act like a president. He acts like a reality star on a terrible, horrible show that should never be aired. And he’s responsible for incredibly important decisions for the country that I live in, so my opinion does matter whether or not I had a chance to vote.” Nina Dobrev photographed by Jennifer Livingston for Harper’s Bazaar // September 2017.