- “Billions” cocreators Brian Koppelman and David Levien will govt produce and write a restricted collection for Showtime primarily based on Mike Isaac’s guide “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber.”
- The 2 struck an general take care of Showtime earlier this yr wherein the 2 would develop unique tasks on high of their present position of showrunners for “Billions.”
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Showtime introduced on Wednesday that “Billions” cocreators Brian Koppelman and David Levien will govt produce and write a restricted collection for the community primarily based on the guide, “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber.”
“Super Pumped” was launched in September and written by New York Occasions expertise reporter Mike Isaac.
Showtime’s description of the Uber restricted collection is under:
“Pivoting on Travis Kalanick, Uber’s hard-charging CEO who was ultimately ousted in a boardroom coup, the Showtime limited series will depict the roller-coaster ride of the upstart transportation company, embodying the highs and lows of Silicon Valley. Even amid the radical upheaval generated within the global tech capital, Uber stands out as both a marvel and a cautionary tale, featuring internal and external battles that ripple with unpredictable consequences.”
Koppelman and Levien struck an general take care of Showtime earlier this yr wherein the 2 would develop unique tasks on high of their present position of showrunners for “Billions,” which was renewed for a fifth season.
The pair additionally wrote 2007’s “Ocean’s Thirteen” and cowrote 2004’s “Walking Tall,” starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. They directed the 2009 film “Solitary Man,” starring Michael Douglas, and ESPN’s “30 for 30” episode, “This Is What They Want.” Levien has written six novels and Koppelman is the host of the podcast, “The Moment.”
Koppelman and Levien obtained their huge Hollywood break writing 1998’s “Rounders,” which starred Matt Damon and Edward Norton.
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