WeCrashed
GenreDrama miniseries
Created by
Based onWeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork
by David Brown
Written by
  • Lee Eisenberg
  • Drew Crevello
Directed by
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producers
  • Lee Eisenberg
  • Drew Crevello
  • John Requa
  • Glenn Ficarra
  • Jared Leto
  • Anne Hathaway
  • Charlie Gogolak
  • Emma Ludbrook
  • Natalie Sandy
Production companies
DistributorApple Inc.
Release
Original networkApple TV+

WeCrashed is an upcoming drama miniseries based on the podcast WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork by Wondery. It is set to premiere on Apple TV+ on March 18, 2022.

Premise

WeCrashed will follow 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.

Cast

Main

Recurring

Production

After Lee Eisenberg signed a multi-year overall deal with Apple, it was reported that a drama series based on the story of WeWork was in development in February 2020.[1][2] It was announced in December 2020 that Apple TV+ had put the series into development, with Jared Leto in negotiations to star. John Requa and Glenn Ficarra were set to direct, with Lee Eisenberg and Drew Crevello creating and writing the series.[3] The series was given an eight-episode series order the next month, with Leto confirmed to star alongside Anne Hathaway; both will serve as executive producers.[4][5] In April 2021, Kyle Marvin was cast in a lead role, portraying Miguel McKelvey, another co-founder of WeWork.[6] In July 2021, America Ferrera was added to the cast.[7] In August 2021, O. T. Fagbenle was added to the cast in recurring capacity.[8] In October 2021, Theo Stockman was added to the cast in recurring role.[citation needed] The series is scheduled to premiere on March 18, 2022, with the first three episodes available immediately and the rest debuting on a weekly basis until April 22.[9]

Filming

In May 2021, Hathaway was spotted filming for the series in New York City.[10] On September 21, 2021, Hathaway stated that filming had wrapped.[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ Otterson, Joe (January 14, 2020). "'Little America' Co-Creator Lee Eisenberg Sets Apple Overall Deal". Variety. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  2. ^ Otterson, Joe (February 27, 2020). "WeWork Series in the Works at Apple From Lee Eisenberg, Drew Crevello". Variety. Retrieved February 22, 2021.
  3. ^ Kroll, Justin (December 16, 2020). "Jared Leto Circling Apple Series 'WeCrashed' Based On Podcast About WeWork Downfall; Glenn Ficarra And John Requa On Board To Direct". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  4. ^ Kroll, Justin (January 29, 2021). "Apple TV+ Orders Limited Series 'WeCrashed' Starring Jared Leto And Anne Hathaway". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  5. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (January 29, 2021). "Anne Hathaway Joins Jared Leto in Apple WeWork TV Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  6. ^ Otterson, Joe (April 26, 2021). "Kyle Marvin Joins Anne Hathaway, Jared Leto in Apple WeWork Series 'WeCrashed' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved April 26, 2021.
  7. ^ Cordero, Rosy (July 21, 2021). "America Ferrera Joins Cast Of AppleTV+ Limited Series 'WeCrashed'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 21, 2021.
  8. ^ Petski, Denise (August 16, 2021). "'WeCrashed': O-T Fagbenle Joins Apple TV+ Limited Series As Recurring". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  9. ^ Complex, Valerie (January 19, 2022). "'WeCrashed: The Rise And Fall Of WeWork;' Apple TV+ Drops Teaser Trailer For Limited Series Starring Jared Leto And Anne Hathaway". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 19, 2022.
  10. ^ "Anne Hathaway Spotted Filming "WeCrashed" in New York City". Media News Journal. May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 19, 2021.