Joseph Gordon-Levitt is pumped big in the trailer for Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber, a new Showtime series coming in February. Gordon-Levitt plays former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in the show, which is based on a book by New York Times reporter Mike Isaac. In the trailer, he totally sticks to the idea that a transfer service can change everything.
“We can conquer the world,” he yells in the trailer, while Uber co-founder Bill Gurley (amazing Kyle Chandler) is well aware that his partner is a problem. “Travis is a liability,” Chandler’s character says shrugging. Buckle up, riders, this is going to get bumpy – especially since we know what happened at the end.who resigned from the company under pressure in 2017.
Uma Thurman plays Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post and a member of the Uber board of directors.Tim Cook plays Apple CEO.
Although Super Pumped is the title of Isaac’s Uber book, if the show goes on, it will focus on a different business drama each season.
Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber premieres on Showtime on February 27.