Superstore’s America Ferrera will be taking on another workplace-set TV project, as she’s joined new Apple TV+ series WeCrashed.
Emmy-winning actress Ferrera will star close by The Dark Knight Rises star Anne Hathaway and Zack Snyder’s Justice League’s Jared Leto in the restricted series, which depends on the Wondery podcast of a similar name.
As per TVLine, WeCrashed will explore “the greed-filled rise and inevitable fall of WeWork, one of the world’s most valuable startups, and the narcissists whose chaotic love made it all possible”.
Ferrera, who played Cloud 9 senior manager Amy Sosa on Superstore and furthermore produced the show, will play a character called Elishia Kennedy, portrayed as “a brilliant young entrepreneur seduced into joining WeWork whose life is turned upside down as a result”.
Hathaway and Leto’s roles have not yet been uncovered, in spite of the fact that it has been affirmed that the pair will likewise executive produce the series.
This Is Us directors John Requa and Glenn Ficarra are directing the show, while Little America’s Lee Eisenberg and The Grudge 2’s Drew Crevello are showrunners.
WeWork is a real estate organization that specialises in giving adaptable shared work areas and office services to entrepreneurs and enterprises, which hit the features when it filed for an IPO in 2019.
Ferrera, who rose to notoriety in the wake of playing the lead role of Betty Suarez in ABC comedy-drama Ugly Betty somewhere in the range of 2006 and 2010, is likewise an executive producer and director on Netflix series Gentefied.
Superstore reached a conclusion recently after six seasons, with fans considering the finale the ideal completion for the characters.
Showrunners Jonathan Green and Gabe Miller uncovered after the finale had aired that they needed to “quickly recalibrate” their plans after the show was cancelled to guarantee that it had a suitable ending, clarifying that they had already been planning a seventh season.
“The final shot of the season would’ve been a wall going up and dividing the store”, Miller said, adding: “That was already part of our plan, but we just adapted that for the series finale.”
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