'The Dropout': Hulu Limited Series Rounds Out Recurring Cast

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LisaGay Hamilton (To Kill A Mockingbird), Michaela Watkins (Werewolves Within), Ebon Moss-Bachrach (NOS4A2), Kevin Sussman (The Big Bang Theory), Sam Straley (Hala) and Shaun J. Brown are set for recurring roles opposite Amanda Seyfried in The Dropout, Hulu's limited series about the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos. The series hails from Liz […]
LisaGay Hamilton (To Kill A Mockingbird), Michaela Watkins (Werewolves Within), Ebon Moss-Bachrach (NOS4A2), Kevin Sussman (The Big Bang Theory), Sam Straley (Hala) and Shaun J. Brown are set for recurring roles opposite Amanda Seyfried in The Dropout, Hulu's limited series about the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos. The series hails from Liz Meriwether, Searchlight Television and Disney Television Studios' 20th Television.

Created and executive produced by Meriwether, who also serves as showrunner, The Dropout is based on the ABC News/ABC Radio podcast. Holmes (Seyfried), the enigmatic Stanford dropout who founded medical testing start-up Theranos, was lauded as a Steve Jobs for the next tech generation. Once worth billions of dollars, the myth crumbled when it was revealed that none of the tech actually worked, putting thousands of people's health in grave danger. Money. Romance. Tragedy. Deception. The story of Holmes and Theranos is an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong. How did the world's youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye?

Hamilton will play Judith Baker, Senior Editor as The Wall Street Journal.

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