Apple TV+ continues to increase its attain, casting America Ferrera within the upcoming restricted collection WeCrashed, per Deadline. The collection, which chronicles the rise and eventual downfall in 2019 of the tech startup WeWork, based by Adam Neumann. Ferrera is ready to play Elishia Kennedy, a younger entrepreneur whose life fully adjustments as soon as she joins the corporate.
The streamer is assembling a stable forged right here for the restricted collection, as Jared Leto is ready to tackle the function of Adam Neumann. Anne Hathaway will painting Neumann's spouse, Rebekah, whereas Kyle Marvin will deal with the function of Miguel McKelvey, the co-founder of WeWork. The showrunners behind WeCrashed are Lee Eisenberg (The Workplace, Little America) and Warner Bros. studio government Drew Crevello. The duo can be taking over scripting duties for the collection, which is predicated on the novel "WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork" by David Brown.
Ferrera is not any stranger to tv, ending up her work as Amy Sosa on NBC's comedy hit Superstore simply this previous March. She additionally portrayed the function of Betty Suarez on the ABC collection Ugly Betty from 2006 till its cancellation in 2010. Directing can be in Ferrera's skillset, as she oversaw the third episode of the Netflix collection Gentefied, along with serving as government producer. She is returning for each roles within the present's second season, which not too long ago wrapped manufacturing and is predicted to launch later in 2021. Her directing abilities will translate quickly to the large display, the place she will probably be directing the characteristic movie adaptation of the New York Occasions bestselling novel, "I Am Not Your Excellent Mexican Daughter," written by Erika Sánchez.
WeCrashed is predicted to take a dramatic take a look at the fallout of WeWork, a transfer that's not too stunning given the additions of Leto and Hathaway. The collection joins an extended line of spectacular initiatives within the pipeline for Apple TV+, with movies like Martin Scorsese's Killers of the Flower Moon and Antoine Fuqua's Emancipation, starring Will Smith, in manufacturing. The streamer's most up-to-date choices embody the musical comedy Schmigadoon! and the Stephen King adaptation of Lisey's Story. On the movie facet, Apple TV+ launched Cherry in March, with the 2021 Sundance hit CODA set to premiere on August 13.
There's no launch date but for WeCrashed, however with the casting ramping up, hopefully, this can change quickly.
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