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The history of WeWork (company of coworking) will be portrayed in a new series of Apple TV +, according to the Variety. The project is based on the podcast “WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork”, created by Wondery. Lee Eisenberg and Drew Crevello will be co-authors and executive producers.
While Eisenberg was one of those responsible for giving life to the praised “Little America”, Crevello is a former Warner Bros. executive. and Fox – he sold the science fiction pilot “The Long Park” for TNT (produced by Scott Free and directed by Ridley Scott). Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy and Aaron Hart (all from Wondery) will also be involved in the project.
But why tell this story? WeWork, for those who do not know, was the darling of many and was valued at almost $ 50 billion. However, she gave up doing her IPO in September 2019, after several controversial revelations about the management and personal enrichment of the co-founder and [ex-]CEO Adam Neumann.
The deadline informed that Tramell Tillman (“Hunters”) joined the series cast “Severance” alongside Adam Scott, Patricia Arquette, Britt Lower, Jen Tullock and Zach Cherry. The production, as we already mentioned, will be directed by Ben Stiller.
Created by Dan Erickson, the drama series will take place in the workplace of a fictional company, called Lumen Industries, which aims to “take the balance between work and personal life to a new level”. Scott will play Mark, a man with a dark past who tries to restore his life with a job at such a mysterious company. There is still no information about recordings or release date.
“Visible: Out on Television”
Apple recently released a new music video “Visible: Out on Television”, a series of documentaries in five parts that explores the evolution of LGBTQ representation on TV.
From Emmy nominated filmmakers, Ryan White and Jessica Hargrave, and executive producers Wanda Sykes and Wilson Cruz, “Visible: Out on Television” investigates the importance of TV as an intimate medium that shaped American consciousness and how the LGBTQ movement shaped television. Combining archival footage with interviews with key movement actors, the documents are narrated by Janet Mock, Margaret Cho, Asia Kate Dillon, Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Waithe.
All five episodes are now available on Apple TV +.
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