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The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22



Money. Romance. Tragedy. Deception. Hulu’s limited series “The Dropout,” the story of Elizabeth Holmes (Amanda Seyfried) 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?

“The Dropout” stars Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes and Naveen Andrews as Sunny Balwani. The limited series also includes guest stars Utkarsh Ambudkar, Kate Burton, Michel Gill, LisaGay Hamilton, William H. Macy, Elizabeth Marvel, Laurie Metcalf, Dylan Minnette, Alan Ruck, Sam Waterston, Michaela Watkins and more.

The series is executive produced by showrunner Elizabeth Meriwether, Liz Heldens, Liz Hannah, Katherine Pope, Rebecca Jarvis, Victoria Thompson and Taylor Dunn. Michael Showalter directs multiple episodes and also serves as an executive producer along with his Semi-Formal Productions producing partner Jordana Mollick. The series comes to Hulu from Searchlight Television and 20th Television. This is Searchlight Television’s first production.
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

My mom works for a company that turned down an investment request from Elizabeth Holmes.

Holmes was a few degrees of separation from the CEO of the company, so crises averted.

I'm definitely checking this out.
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

She does the voice.
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

Jesus, William H. Macys Megamind forehead.
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

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Jesus, William H. Macys Megamind forehead.
When will people who make these docudrama series learn that if the person being portrayed isn't really famous, you don't need to bury an actor in makeup and prosthetics to look like them.
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

Joshua Jackson was probably trying out for Matt Gaetz and they just kept it in Dr. Death.
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

Goddam, this looks great!
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

I still need to watch the Alex Gibney HBO documentary that came out three years ago.
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

Sepinwall really liked it. Sounds good.


Halfway through the documentary and could totally tell who Laurie Metcalf was playing when ai saw the interview with the Stanford professor who made a face when talking about Elizabeth. 😂
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The hbo doc is terrific.
I feel weird admitting This but
The real Holmes is kinda sexy.

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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

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My mom works for a company that turned down an investment request from Elizabeth Holmes.

Holmes was a few degrees of separation from the CEO of the company, so crises averted.

I'm definitely checking this out.
A lot of people in high places and current offices got totally suckered.
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

She's more than kinda. I'd hit it while she's lying her ass off to me. "You're so big!" "You're the best ever!"
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

The first 3 episodes are up.
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Pretty good. I wonder what they based this on. After the series is over I might go back and re-watch the doc. Seyfried is doing a terrific job.
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Pretty good. I wonder what they based this on. After the series is over I might go back and re-watch the doc. Seyfried is doing a terrific job.
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Just finished the 3-episodes and it was pretty good. I'm hooked.
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The documentary was decent, so I'll watch this.
I really want to see if Seyfried goes long periods without blinking - like Holmes does on many interviews/apperances.
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Oh, okay. Thanks. I don't do podcasts but I might check some of it out.
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oh, okay. Thanks. I don't do podcasts but i might check some of it out.
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Caught up with the 3 episodes. Good so far. Lots of recognizable character actors. But took me a while to recognize Michael Ironside.

I was informed the Theranos sales pitch binder was 4 inches thick (full of lies!), so Im guessing Im the only who noticed the prop sales material they were passing around the pitch meetings, which were just a few pages of paper haha
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

Haven't had a chance to watch this yet, but does Seyfried do the fake voice?
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Re: The Dropout (Hulu) - S: Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes - premieres 3/3/22

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Haven't had a chance to watch this yet, but does Seyfried do the fake voice?
Yes.
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Enjoying this so far. I kind of wish I had waited a little longer as the first three episodes flew by and I already want more!

I barely recognized the guy from Lost as her boyfriend. Really enjoying seeing Seyfried bring the crazy to this role. She is pretty amazing just staring into the camera and looking nuts.
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I ended up watching "The Inventor" on HBO MAX, which is the documentary they made about her and Theranos It was good. I don't have the patience for a podcast, so that worked out better for me.
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Episode 4 is live. It was hilarious.

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