Super Pumped lastly has its premiere date. The anthology sequence, which is able to take followers into Uber’s historical past, will arrive in February. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kyle Chandler, and Uma Thurman, season one is predicated on Mike Isaac’s bestselling ebook.
Showtime revealed extra in regards to the sequence in a press release.
“SHOWTIME has introduced that SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER, the primary installment of a brand new anthology sequence, will premiere on Sunday, February 27 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Starring Emmy(R) winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Trial of the Chicago 7), Emmy winner Kyle Chandler (Bloodline, Friday Night Lights) and Oscar(R) and Emmy nominee Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction), the primary season is predicated on Mike Isaac’s bestselling ebook Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber. Brian Koppelman and David Levien (BILLIONS, Rounders) and Beth Schacter (Soundtrack) govt produce, write and function showrunners on the sequence.
SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER tells the story of certainly one of Silicon Valley’s most profitable and most damaging unicorns, Uber. The season pivots on Travis Kalanick (Gordon-Levitt), Uber’s hard-charging CEO who was in the end ousted in a boardroom coup, and his typically tumultuous relationship along with his mentor Bill Gurley (Chandler), the plainspoken, good Texan enterprise capitalist who bets his sterling status on Uber’s success – after which has to stay with the results. Thurman stars as Arianna Huffington, the savvy businesswoman and co-founder of The Huffington Post, who was an Uber board member. The SHOWTIME sequence will depict the roller-coaster experience of the upstart transportation firm, embodying the highs and lows of Silicon Valley. Even amid the unconventional upheaval generated inside the world tech capital, Uber stands out as each a marvel and a cautionary story, that includes inner and exterior battles that ripple with unpredictable penalties. The sequence additionally stars Elisabeth Shue (Leaving Las Vegas), Kerry Bishé (Halt and Catch Fire, PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS), Jon Bass (Miracle Workers), Bridget Gao Hollitt (Home and Away) and Babak Tafti (Succession).
SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER is the primary installment of the SUPER PUMPED anthology sequence wherein every season will discover a narrative that rocked the enterprise world to its core and altered tradition. In addition to Koppelman, Levien and Schacter, Paul Schiff, Stephen Schiff and Allyce Ozarski additionally govt produce. Isaac co-executive produces the mission. Allen Coulter (The Sopranos, RAY DONOVAN) directs and govt produces the primary episode. The anthology sequence is produced by SHOWTIME and is a part of Koppelman and Levien’s general cope with the community.”
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What do you think? Are you planning to look at the primary season of Super Pumped when it arrives in February?