Apple’s tv adaptation of the podcast adaptation of the real-life soap opera that was WeWork now has some main expertise hooked up. Jared Leto, the soon-to-be main vampire of Morbius, and Anne Hathaway, are becoming a member of the Apple TV Plus collection WeCrashed as Adam and Rebekah Neumann, in accordance with The Hollywood Reporter.
WeCrashed takes its title from the Wondery podcast it’s based on, detailing the meteoric rise and fall of the actual property firm that billed itself as a expertise firm. Lots of WeWork’s issues (and, presumably, the plot of the present) had been centered on the Neumanns. Adam Neumann was described as a threat consider the S-1 documents launched earlier than the corporate’s IPO, and a profile of the Neumanns in The Wall Avenue Journal didn’t do a lot to dissuade anybody that they weren’t fully out of contact. For instance, Rebekah Neumann reportedly fired a number of folks as a result of she “didn’t like their vitality,” and Adam Neumann apparently had plans to turn out to be “president of the world.”
In some ways, Hathaway and Leto might be good for the roles. Every actor has performed eccentric one-percenters previously. Leto took a extra sinister flip as a rich replicant designer in Blade Runner 2049, and Hathaway had numerous enjoyable in Ocean’s 8 as a movie star on the middle of a diamond heist.
There’s no set launch date for WeCrashed, however there are many different in-development initiatives mining tech business drama. If a gangly tackle WeWork appears extra your velocity, Succession’s Nicholas Braun is playing Adam Neumann in one other model of the story. And if you happen to favor your scandals to be blood-oriented, Kate McKinnon is lined up to play Elizabeth Holmes in a retelling of Theranos’ elaborate fraud.