Apple will again and produce a brand new TV+ collection based mostly on the podcast WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork, in line with Deadline. Merely titled WeCrashed, the brand new restricted collection will star Anne Hathaway and Jared Leto. It is going to be produced by the corporate’s Apple Studios subsidiary, with each Hathaway and Leto serving as govt producers on the challenge.
The six-part podcast collection WeCrashed will adapt chronicles the unraveling of WeWork, narrowing in on the failures of former CEO Adam Neumann. Main as much as its aborted IPO within the fall of 2019, the startup was valued at $47 billion. However then traders acquired a have a look at the corporate’s financials and located an unsightly image. In 2018, WeWork burned by greater than $2 billion. Neumann finally resigned, however acquired a golden parachute value $1.7 billion in shares and loans whereas lots of the firm’s workers had been laid off.
The title joins a rising checklist of high-profile motion pictures and collection making their approach to Apple TV+. Earlier within the month, it got here out that the corporate had agreed to finance and produce Ridley Scott’s Kitbag, which can star Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon Bonaparte. It’s additionally working with Martin Scorsese on Killers of the Flower Moon. They’re all a part of an ongoing technique by Apple to extend the acclaim and recognition TV+ because it appears to be like to monetize the service.