The actor has been cast in the project alongside the previously announced Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Kyle Chandler has joined the cast of Showtime’s anthology series super pump As Bill Gurley, the venture capitalist who staked his reputation on Uber’s success, joins the actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who was announced earlier this week as the company’s ousted CEO Travis Kalanick to lead the project.
Arabs pair Brian Kopelman and David Levien are leading super pump as executive producer, writer and showrunner as part of his overall deal with the network. Paul Schiffhandjob Steven Schiffhandjob Alice Ozarsky and Beth Schecter will also executive produce, while the latter will also be involved in the writing process.
Showtime plans to tell each installment of the anthology different stories about the ups and downs of the business world, with Uber focusing on the first season, which will be based on Mike Isaacsbook of Super Pump: Battle for Uber Battle, which followed the story of Kalanick climbing the tech industry ladder, before he was eventually taken off the board following an internal coup.
Gurley is well-known as one of tech’s best-known dealmakers, but he also left Uber’s board of directors just a day after Kalanick’s resignation, and he is reported to have played a major role in the incidents that left the former CEO. was thrown out of company, so there’s plenty of conspiratorial meat to super pump to chew.
Chandler is a reliable presence who has built up a solid body of work in film and television since it first gained widespread attention. Friday night Lights, a role that won him an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
He is as comfortable playing the lead as he is a chiseled character actor, having featured in a series of critical and commercial hits on both the big and small screens. gray’s anatomyhandjob Bloodhandjob catch 22handjob super 8handjob zero dark thirtyhandjob The Wolf of Wall Streethandjob Manchester by the Seahandjob game nighthandjob Godzilla: King of the Demons And much more, and Netflix is currently shooting the fantasy film slumberland With Jason Momoa.
Chandler will definitely need lifts in his shoes, with Gurley standing at six feet and nine inches tall, but super pump is already taking shape so early in its existence with two proven and extremely talented stars vying for the lead roles.
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