(Bloomberg) — Apple Television+ has supplied the inexperienced gentle for a constrained collection on the place of work-sharing startup WeWork, dramatizing the twists and turns that led to the ouster of founder and Main Govt Officer Adam Neumann.
The display, “WeCrashed,” is based on a podcast by Wondery known as “WeCrashed: The Increase and Fall of WeWork,” and will star Oscar winners Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway as Neumann and his wife. Lee Eisenberg, regarded for “The Place of work,” will co-create, executive generate and serve as showrunner of the collection, alongside with Drew Crevello, as aspect of an all round offer he signed with the streaming provider last 12 months.
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“‘WeCrashed’ will comply with the greed-filled increase and inevitable fall of WeWork, one of the world’s most valuable startups, and the narcissists whose chaotic adore built it all doable,” Apple mentioned Friday in a statement on its internet site.
The tech giant, like other streamers, is adding new original shows at a furious rate to draw in viewers in a crowded marketplace. Apple also is working on a Martin Scorsese film “Killers of the Flower Moon” and a Ridley Scott film “Kitbag,” among other projects.
WeWork was a person of the most talked-about controversies in the tech sector in 2019. The business, which rents out slickly made professional business office area, noticed its valuation balloon to pretty much $50 billion and was anticipated to go public in one particular of the flashiest IPOs in the year. Following thoughts about its business product and conduct of its CEO, the valuation of the organization plummeted and Neumann was fired.
Leto, who won an Oscar for his supporting position in “Dallas Potential buyers Club,” has dabbled in tech expenditure himself. In 2014, the actor invested in Reddit, a corporation now at the centre of one particular of the wildest buying and selling months in Wall Road background.
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