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Confirmed the actor who will play Tim Cook in a series about Uber | Digital Trends Spanish

The next series on the rise of Uber, until now known under the name of Super Pumped, has already confirmed the actor who will play Apple CEO Tim Cook: Hank Azaria.

Fans of The Simpson They will recognize the name of Hank Azaria, who has spent long periods of time lending his voice to various characters in the series and who has a long career in film and television. Azaria will join a cast consisting of, among others, Kyle Chandler, Kerry Bishé and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who will play Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick.

The production will be an anthology and the first season of the series will be based on the beginnings and the rise of Uber, from a small startup even the giant he has become now. In turn, it will be based on the book Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber And it’s possible that its premiere on the small screen will finally have another name.

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The producers of the series are no strangers to the financial world, or at least, to works based on the financial world. Brian Koppelman and Davvid Levien are the creators of Billions, series starring Paul Giamatti that also revolves around the movements and controversies of large companies and their executives.

That is precisely what it will be about Super Pumped, in which events will be narrated from the perspective of Travis Kalanick. The Uber co-founder was with the company until 2017 and then left it after several controversies with the company’s shareholders, mainly due to the monetization of Uber and the legal problems in which they were involved in various countries.

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