“WeCrashed” – America Ferrera has joined the cast of Apple’s new series

Most of the series and movies currently available on Apple TV + were produced on behalf of Apple by external companies. However, the company recently launched its own label, Apple Studios, in order to be able to produce content for its service itself. One of her first projects is the series “WeCrashed.” As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, the popular American actress America Ferrera has just joined its cast.

The series “WeCrashed” will be based on the once popular podcast “WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork.” Like the original, it will tell the story of WeWork, a promising start-up that eventually suffered a spectacular fall. America Ferrer, known among others from “Ugly Betty” and the movies “How to Train Your Dragon” and “The Traveling Jeans Association”, he will play the role of Elishia Kennedy, a brilliant young entrepreneur whose life turns upside down when she joins WeWork. Jared Leto, known, among others, will also appear in the series. He will play Adam Neumann – the controversial president and co-founder of WeWork. His wife, Rebeka Neumann, will be played by Anne Hathaway, known, among others, from The films “Les Miserables”, “The Dark Knight Rises” and “The Witches”.

“WeCrashed” showrunners are Lee Eisenberg (author of Apple TV + “Little America”) and Drew Crevello (including “The Long Dark”), while John Requa and Glenn Ficarra (including “I Love You Phillip Morris “and” He loves, likes, respects “). Apart from Apple Studios, Paradox and Wondery are also involved in the work on it. So far, the planned release date of the series has not been disclosed in the Apple TV + service catalog.

Apple Studios is also currently working on several other projects that will be available on Apple TV + in the undefined future. The most interesting of them are “Masters of Air” (the spiritual heir to the popular “Band of Brothers”), “Killers of the Flower Moon” (a crime novel by Martin Scorsese with Robert De Niro and Leonard DiCaprio), “The Last Days Of Ptolemy Gray” (a crime fiction with Samuel L. Jackson), “Swan Song” (a science-fiction drama starring Glenn Close and Awkwafina), “The Crowded Room” (an anthology telling real stories of people struggling with mental illnesses), “Strange Planet” (the author’s new animated series “Community” and “Rick and Morty”) and “City on Fire” (adaptation of the novel by Garth Risk Hallberg of the same title).

Source: The Hollywood Reporter
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