Elizabeth Holmes was the face of medical technologist startup Theranos until she became the face of Silicon Valley hubris. As Holmes’ trial draws to a close, we now have the first look at Amanda Seyfried, who plays the disgraced Theranos founder in the Hulu drama The Dropout.
The Dropout streams on Hulu on March 3rd.
was originally set to play Holmes in the upcoming miniseries, starring Naveen Andrews as former Theranos president Sunny Balwani. Holmes and Balwani began a romantic relationship when she was 18 and he was 38, and Holmes now claims abuse from Balwani.
. Final arguments in the trial are expected this week before the jury discusses the case. The trial has lasted longer than expected, delaying Balwani’s related trial.
William H. Macy, Laurie Metcalf, Stephen Fry andalso starred in The Dropout. There is already one , while a rival film from Apple Original Films will cover the same area: Bad Blood is developed by The Big Short and author and director Adam McKay, with Jennifer Lawrence as Holmes.
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