Based on the book of the same name by Mike Isaac, features the upstart transportation company, Uber. And it showcases the downfall of its CEO Travis Kalanick (Joseph Gordon-Levitt).
This is Showtime’s new anthology series. Also, each season will focus on a revolutionary and culture-changing moment in business history. For season 1, it is going to showcase Uber’s unique journey.
Should you watch this? Would this be worth your time? Read more to find out!
Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber – Plot & Cast!
Travis along with his venture capitalist mentor Bill Gurley, and other board members Arianna Huffington and Bonnie Kalanick establish the fledgling start-up into a multi-billion-dollar giant. However, every rise and popularity comes with a price. The episodes linked with Apple head Tim Cook (Hank Azaria) and Google co-founder Larry Page (Ben Feldman) will also be showcased.
The series takes audiences on the journey of Uber‘s rise to success. Also, the difficult decisions that were made by Kalanick. The series documents the company’s notorious toxic boys club workplace culture that saw deceiving law enforcement as a norm within Uber.
The novel and the series chronicle the ride-sharing app’s upward trajector and the downfall of Kalanick as he eventually steps down from his role. Elisabeth Shue, Kerry Bishé, Bridget Gao Hollitt, Jon Bass, and Babak Tafti round out the cast. The series was produced and written by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, and Beth Schacter.
Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber – Release Date & Trailer!
But every surge comes with a price. Check out the trailer here:
The series is based on the novel with the same title by New York Times reporter Mike Isaac. The novel and the series chronicle the ride-sharing app’s upward trajector and the downfall of Kalanick as he eventually steps down from his role. The Battle For Uber will premiere on Showtime on February 27, 2022.