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A new series titled Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber is coming to SHOWTIME.
Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Uber founder Travis Kalanick.
Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber premiered on SHOWTIME on February 27, 2022 starring Joseph Gordon-LevittCredit: Youtube/Showtime
When does Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber premiere?
The SHOWTIME produced drama series first aired on the network on February 27, 2022.
The series is based on Mike Issac’s book of the same name that was released in 2019.
There will be a total of eight episodes in the series, each taking a closer look at the rise of Uber.
Gordon-Levitt stars as Uber founder Travis Kalanick who resigned from the company in 2017.
Super Pumped: The Battle For Uber is the first installment in SHOWTIME’s new American anthology drama series, Super Pumped.
The anthology series comes from Billions co-creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien.
In 2017 Kalanick was pushed out of the company by the board members for an “unethical corporate culture.”
Who is in the cast of Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber?
Some of Hollywood’s biggest names are starring in the new series.
Some of the cast members of the series include:
- Kyle Chandler as Bill Gurley
- Uma Thurman as Arianna Huffington
- Kerry Bishé as Austin Geidt
- Jon Bass as Garrett Camp
SHOWTIME wrote in a teaser for the show: “Based on the shocking true story, strap in for the meteoric rise and fall of Uber founder, Travis Kalanick.
Uma Thurman stars in the SHOWTIME series as Arianna HuffingtonCredit: Getty Images – Getty
“With a lift from venture capitalist Bill Gurley and board member Arianna Huffington, Kalanick takes a win-at-all-costs approach to forge the fledgling start-up into a multi-billion-dollar tech titan.
“But every surge comes at a price—and as his visionary drive spirals out of control, it threatens to be the downfall of it all.”
How can I watch Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber?
Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber airs weekly on Sundays on the SHOWTIME network.
It is also available to stream exclusively on the SHOWTIME app and website.
The first episode is titled GROW OR DIE and was released on February 27.
Actor Gordon-Levitt did a live Q&A on Twitter during the premiere.
“SuperPumped out today! Playing Uber co-founder / former CEO. I’m about to sit down and watch ep1. (On @showtime).
“But I’ve seen it already, so I don’t mind chatting during. ASK ME ANYTHING! I’ll answer for next hour. Ask about the show, acting, creativity, randomness, etc..”
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