Video-on-demand service Apple TV + has commissioned a miniseries based on the saga of WeWork, the shared office giant that almost went bankrupt after becoming a darling of Wall Street, with Jared Leto playing the role of its colorful former boss Adam Neumann.
“WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of, “will follow” the greed-filled rise and inevitable fall of WeWork, one of the world’s most valuable startups, and the narcissists whose chaotic love made it all possible, ” said in a statement.
Established in 2010, WeWork was built on the model of shared office space, combining both flexibility and user-friendliness. A start-up with a dynamic and innovative image, WeWork quickly won over investors, reaching a theoretical valuation of $ 47 billion (roughly Rs. 3,42,664 crores) in January 2019.
The group was preparing its entry on the New York Stock Exchange with great fanfare, but within weeks it suffered a catastrophic downturn and. On the front lines was Neumann, managing director and co-founder of the company, a marketing and sales genius but also a man also prone to excess and wild unpredictability.
To save WeWork from bankruptcy, its main shareholder, Japan’s, had to inject several billion dollars and .
Oscar winner, long accustomed to colorful roles, will play Neumann alongside Anne Hathaway, also an Oscar winner, who plays Neumann’s wife and WeWork co-founder Rebekah, who has a personality as volatile as her husband’s. She, too, had to leave the group in 2019.
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