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America Ferrara joins cast of Apple TV+’s ‘WeWork” series

Apple’s limited series about the rise and fall of WeWork has added America Ferrera to its cast, reports The Wrap.

The Emmy winner will star opposite Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway in WeCrashed. Based on the Wondery podcast of the same name, the eight-episode drama will track 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,” per the show’s logline.

Ferrera (“Superstore,” “Ugly Betty”) will play Elishia Kennedy, a brilliant young entrepreneur who’s seduced into joining WeWork and whose life is turned upside down as a result. Leto and Hathaway are playing WeWork founders Adam and Rebekah Neumann. Kyle Marvin also stars as WeWork co-founder and “chief culture officer” Miguel McKelvey.

About ‘WeWork’

Previously in development at Apple and set to be produced by Apple Studios, “WeCrashed” is created by Lee Eisenberg (Spirit Award-nominated “Little America,” “Good Boys”) and Drew Crevello (“The Long Dark”), and will be directed by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra (“This is Us,” “Crazy Stupid Love”). Requa and Ficarra will executive produce alongside Charlie Gogolak. Eisenberg, Crevello and Natalie Sandy will also serve as executive producers. Emma Ludbrook will executive produce alongside Leto through their Paradox production company.

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Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the news editor of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.