Joseph Gordon-Levitt is pumped. In truth, he’s tremendous pumped, taking up the function of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in a restricted collection from Showtime that debuts February twenty seventh, 2022 and can chart the chaotic rise of the transportation startup.
The show is titled Super Pumped after the best-selling non-fiction e book of the identical title from New York Times journalist Mike Isaac. It’s been developed by Brian Koppelman and David Levien, co-creators of Billions, a collection which revels in the pugnacious conduct of the super-rich. There’ll be a number of acquainted materials for Koppelman and Levien in Kalanick’s story, then, with the former CEO described aptly in the trailer as “the notorious bad boy of tech” (these phrases spoken by Uma Thurman, who’s taking part in Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post, in the show).
“The story of Uber is rich in plot twists, one-of-a-kind personalities and important implications for corporate America,” Jana Winograde, president of leisure at Showtime mentioned in 2019 when plans for the collection have been introduced. “It is a case study of ingenuity and insanity, and there are no writers better suited than Brian and David to explore this business and the people who drive it, literally and metaphorically.”
Each season of Super Pumped will chart a distinct story from the world of enterprise, with the primary season, Super Pumped: The Battle For Uber, specializing in Uber and Kalanick.