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There’s a new Hulu series for viewers to sink into, and like Pam & Tommy, The Dropout is based on real events. Amanda Seyfried plays Elizabeth Holmes, a onetime biotech entrepreneur who was convicted of criminal fraud, in the eight-episode limited series that premiered on Thursday (March. 2).
Naveen Andrews portrays Sunny Balawi, former head of Holmes’ technology company, Theranos. Other guest stars on the series include Utkarsh Ambudkar, Kate Burton, William H. Macy, Michel Gill, LisaGay Hamilton, Elizabeth Marvel, Laurie Metcalf, Dylan Minnette, Sam Waterson, Alan Ruck and Michaela Watkins.
According to Hulu, The Dropout shares an “unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong.” The first three episodes — “I’m in a Hurry,” “Satori” and “Green Juice” — are available to stream right now.
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Hulu is perfect for weekend binge session. The platform features tons of movies, documentaries, network shows like Snowfall, The Bachelor and Abbott Elementary that you can stream the day after they air, and original such as Dollface, How I Met Your Father, Wild Crime, The Handmaid’s Tale, Only Murders in the Building, Nine Perfect Strangers and Dopesick.
The Dropout is executive produced by showrunner Elizabeth Meriwether, Liz Heldens, Liz Hannah, Katherine Pope, Rebecca Jarvis, Victoria Thompson and Taylor Dunn.