Elizabeth Holmes was the face of medical tech startup Theranos, until she became the face of Silicon Valley hubris. As Holmes' trial drags to a close, we now have the first look at Amanda Seyfried playing the disgraced Theranos founder in Hulu drama The Dropout, which streams March 3.
was originally set to star as Holmes in the forthcoming miniseries, which also stars Naveen Andrews as former Theranos president Sunny Balwani. Holmes and Balwani began a romantic relationship when she was 18 and he was 38, and Holmes now alleges abuse by Balwani.
. Closing arguments in the trial are expected this week before the jury deliberates. The trial has gone on longer than expected, delaying Balwani's related trial.
William H. Macy, Laurie Metcalf, Stephen Fry andalso star in The Dropout. There's already a , while a rival movie from Apple Original Films will cover the same territory: Bad Blood is being developed by The Big Short and writer and director Adam McKay, with Jennifer Lawrence as Holmes.