However Elizabeth HolmesAs multiple celebrities are confirmed to play Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in 2022, the courtroom battle is on.
But before Jennifer Lawrence debuts her deep baritone, it’s Amanda Seyfried’s turn in Hulu’s upcoming limited series, “The Dropout.”
Seyfried assumed this role following Kate McKinnon. exited the project earlier this yearHolmes is played by, in this series that chronicles the fall and rise of Holmes’ much-maligned blood test company.
“Money. Romance. Tragedy. Deception. Hulu’s limited series ‘The Dropout,’ the story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos, is an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong,” the logline for the series reads. “How did the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye?”
In the first images from “The Dropout,” the Oscar nominee certainly looks the part, as she appears in the classic Holmes ensemble of a black turtleneck and red lip (see above).
In another image, Seyfried appears next to “Lost” alum Naveen Andrews, who stars as Holmes’ former boyfriend and business partner, Sunny Balwani.
Holmes, the real-life Holmes currently on trial for numerous charges of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud after she was accused of misleading the public with claims that she’d developed technology that revolutionized blood testing by using just a single drop.
But the machine didn’t work and Holmes, once considered the next Steve Jobs was revealed as a fraud. The company that was once worth over $9Billion came to an abrupt halt.
Seyfried also stars as executive producer. He plays alongside Laurie Metcalf and William H. Macy, Elizabeth Marvel and UtkarshAmbudkar.
The first three episodes of “The Dropout” will drop on March 3, with subsequent installments coming out weekly.
An additional Holmes-focused project was initiated earlier in the month. officially announcedLawrence is the Silicon Valley founder.
Titled “Bad Blood,” the feature film is based on the book of the same name, written by journalist John Carreyrou, and will be helmed by “The Big Short” writer and director Adam McKay.