See Amanda Seyfried As Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes In ‘The Dropout’ First Look

Whereas Elizabeth Holmes battles it out in court docket, 2022 is shaping as much as be the battle of the Elizabeth Holmes portrayals, as a number of stars are set to play the disgraced Theranos founder.

However earlier than Jennifer Lawrence debuts her deep baritone, it’s Amanda Seyfried’s flip in Hulu’s upcoming restricted sequence, “The Dropout.”

Primarily based on the favored ABC Information podcast of the identical identify, Seyfried, who assumed the position after Kate McKinnon exited the project earlier this year, stars as Holmes within the sequence chronicling the rise and fall of her much-maligned blood testing firm.

“Cash. Romance. Tragedy. Deception. Hulu’s restricted sequence ‘The Dropout,’ the story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos, is an unbelievable story of ambition and fame gone terribly improper,” the logline for the sequence reads. “How did the world’s youngest self-made feminine billionaire lose all of it within the blink of an eye fixed?”

In the primary photos from “The Dropout,” the Oscar nominee definitely seems to be the half, as she seems within the basic Holmes ensemble of a black turtleneck and crimson lip (see above).

Naveen Andrews (left), plays Holmes’ former boyfriend and business partner, Sunny Balwani.
Naveen Andrews (left), performs Holmes’ former boyfriend and enterprise companion, Sunny Balwani.

In one other picture, Seyfried seems subsequent to “Misplaced” alum Naveen Andrews, who stars as Holmes’ former boyfriend and enterprise companion, Sunny Balwani.

The actual-life Holmes is presently on trial for quite a few fees of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud after she was accused of deceptive the general public with claims that she’d developed know-how that revolutionized blood testing through the use of only a single drop.

Besides, in fact, the machine didn’t work, and Holmes, who was as soon as heralded as the following Steve Jobs, was uncovered as a fraud and her firm, which was as soon as valued at over $9 billion, got here crashing down.

Seyfried, who additionally serves as an government producer on the mission, stars alongside Laurie Metcalf, William H. Macy, Elizabeth Marvel, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Kate Burton, Stephen Fry, Dylan Minnette, Alan Ruck, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Sam Waterston, LisaGay Hamilton, Michaela Watkins and Ebon Moss-Bachrach, who painting numerous characters orbiting Holmes.

The primary three episodes of “The Dropout” will drop on March 3, with subsequent installments popping out weekly.

Earlier this month, a separate Holmes-focused mission was officially announced, with Lawrence within the position of the Silicon Valley founder.

Titled “Unhealthy Blood,” the characteristic movie is predicated on the e book of the identical identify, written by journalist John Carreyrou, and will likely be helmed by “The Large Quick” author and director Adam McKay.