As production continues on Apple TV + WeCrashed, Deadline announces Golden Globe winner America Ferrera has officially signed on to star alongside Oscar winners Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway in the upcoming limited drama series. She is expected to play the role of Elishia Kennedy, who is described as a brilliant young entrepreneur enticed by the idea of joining WeWork whose life is turned upside down as a result.
Ferrera is best known for her leading performances on hit sitcoms such as Ugly Betty and Hypermarket, with the debut earning her the Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress. His other notable works include: The sister of the travel pants cinema, Real women have curves, Lords of Dogtown, Our family wedding, and How to train your dragon trilogy.
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WeCrashed Will follow the greedy rise and inevitable downfall of WeWork, one of the world’s most valuable startups, and the narcissists whose chaotic love made it all possible. Jared Leto stars as Adam Neumann, the co-founder of WeWork. Meanwhile, Anne Hathaway is set for the role of Adam’s wife, Rebekah Neumann.
Based on the Wondery podcast of the same name, the limited series is written and created by Lee Eisenberg and Drew Crevello as part of Eisenberg’s overall deal with Apple TV +. Leto and Hathaway are also executive producers.
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WeCrashed is an Apple Studios production. It will be directed and produced by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra. Executive producers Crevollo, Eisenberg, Charlie Gogolak, Natalie Sandy, Emma Ludbrook and Wondery.