Joseph Gordon-Levitt is pumped. The truth is, he’s tremendous pumped, taking up the function of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in a limited series from Showtime that debuts February twenty seventh, 2022 and can chart the chaotic rise of the transportation startup.
The show is titled Tremendous Pumped after the best-selling non-fiction e-book of the identical identify from New York Occasions journalist Mike Isaac. It’s been developed by Brian Koppelman and David Levien, co-creators of Billions, a sequence which revels in the pugnacious conduct of the super-rich. There’ll be a lot of acquainted materials for Koppelman and Levien in Kalanick’s story, then, with the former CEO described aptly in the trailer as “the infamous dangerous boy of tech” (these phrases spoken by Uma Thurman, who’s enjoying Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Publish, in the show).
“The story of Uber is wealthy in plot twists, one-of-a-kind personalities and vital implications for company America,” Jana Winograde, president of leisure at Showtime mentioned in 2019 when plans for the sequence have been introduced. “It’s a case research of ingenuity and madness, and there aren’t any writers higher suited than Brian and David to discover this enterprise and the individuals who drive it, actually and metaphorically.”
Every season of Tremendous Pumped will chart a unique story from the world of enterprise, with the primary season, Tremendous Pumped: The Battle For Uber, specializing in Uber and Kalanick.