Earlier this week, we learned Showtime was working on a new anthology series called Super Pumped. Each season will explore a story that rocked the business world to its core and changed culture, and they’re starting with The Battle for Uber. Created, written and executive produced by Billions co-creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien, the series will feature Joseph Gordon-Levitt playing Uber’s ousted CEO Travis Kalanick, Now the series has gained another valuable asset with Friday Night Lights and Super 8 star Kyle Chandler joining the cast. Read More »
When you see the words Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Super Pumped in the same headline, it might be reasonable to assume the Inception actor is making a sequel to his 2013 movie Don Jon, which saw him star as a muscle-bound lughead who is struggling with a porn addiction. But I regret to inform the Don Jon stans out there that you’ll just have to keep waiting, because Super Pumped is not, in fact, a sequel to that movie.
Instead, it’s a new anthology series from Billions co-creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien that’s set to air on Showtime, with each season exploring “a story that rocked the business world to its core and changed culture.” First up: the story of Uber, with Gordon-Levitt set to star as former CEO Travis Kalanick, who was kicked out of the company in a boardroom coup. Read More »