Creators: Lee Eisenberg, Drew Crevello
Starring: Jared Leto, Anne Hathaway, America Ferrera, O-T Fagbenle, Kyle Marvin
If you haven’t listened to the Wondery podcast of the same name, the new AppleTV+ series WeCrashed takes audiences inside the explosive and creative mind of entrepreneur Adam Neumann who founded WeWork. Jared Leto plays the Israeli-born serial entrepreneur who was no stranger to starting crazy business ideas. Not many of them went anywhere but he gained attention for his charisma and forceful attitude. He was told, “You’ll either be a billionaire or be arrested” His concept for WeWork was office space real estate adhering to young businesspeople like him. His energy, output, and wild partying ways brought in large investors and startups skyrocketing his company in record time. In under a decade, it became a $48 billion global company that all came crashing down quickly. Along for the ride was his business partner, Miguel, and his wife, Rebekah Paltrow Neumann. She happens to be the cousin of Gwyneth Paltrow but is adamant about stepping out of the family’s footsteps and making a name for herself. It’s their love story that drives both to be the forces of nature that they are in their businesses.
Here’s my review