‘The Dropout’: 5 ​​things to know about the Hulu drama series about Elizabeth Holmes

Hulu is known for its great and varied content and it has some new drama looking to break out of the park. “The Dropout” is a gripping story about the rise and fall of a woman and her seemingly groundbreaking business.

The Hulu miniseries is based on the true story of Elizabeth Holmes, a former American biotech entrepreneur who was convicted of criminal fraud after the accuracy of her blood test technology was found to be misleading. Once named America’s youngest and richest self-made billionaire woman, her downfall to zero net worth is an intriguing tale of passion, vision and lies. Before reading on for more on the drama, check out “The Act” and “Inventing Anna” for more shows based on disturbing untruths.


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When is ‘The Dropout’ coming out and where to watch it?

“The Dropout” is set to be released on March 3, 2022. You can watch it on Hulu.

What is “The Dropout” about?

According to the official synopsis from Hulu: Money. Romance. The tragedy. Deception. Hulu’s limited series “The Dropout,” the story of Elizabeth Holmes (Amanda Seyfried) and Theranos, is an incredible tale of ambition and fame gone horribly wrong. How did the world’s youngest self-made billionaire lose everything in the blink of an eye?

Who stars in the Hulu miniseries about Elizabeth Holmes?

Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes

Amanda Seyfried is an American actress, singer, and model who started modeling at age eleven and branched out into acting at age 15. Hood’, ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Dear John’, ‘Jennifer’s Body’ and more. She gained popularity for her role as the starring but sweet Karen Smith in ‘Mean Girls’. Besides acting, she has also done voice work and lent voices to movies like “Epic” and “Scoob!”. Seyfriend will star as Elizabeth Holmes in the Hulu miniseries.

The rest of the cast includes Naveen Andrews as Sunny Balwani, Utkarsh Ambudkar as Rakesh Madhava, Michel Gill as Chris Holmes, Michel Gill as Chris Holmes, LisaGay Hamilton as Judith Baker, William H. Macy as Richard Fuisz, Elizabeth Marvel as Noel Holmes, Dylan Minnette as Tyler Shultz, Laurie Metcalf as Phyllis Gardner, Alan Ruck as Jay Rosan, Sam Waterston as George Shultz, Michaela Watkins as Linda Tanner and more.


The series is produced by showrunner Elizabeth Meriwether, Liz Heldens, Liz Hannah, Katherine Pope, Rebecca Jarvis, Victoria Thompson and Taylor Dunn. Michael Showalter is directing several episodes and is also an executive producer with his Semi-Formal Productions producing partner, Jordana Mollick. The series is coming to Hulu from Searchlight Television and 20th Television.


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