Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Uber founder Travis Kalanick – in the first Super Pumped trailer

Joseph Gordon-Levitt channels the Bad Boy of Tech – Uber Founder and CEO Travis Kalanick in Showtime’s new Super Pumped trailer.

The 40-year-old actor stars as Kalanick in the first season of the anthology series, each anthology season exploring “a story that has profoundly shaken the business world and changed the culture.”

Billion-dollar creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien have created this new series, which follows the roller coaster ride of Kalanick from the Bad Boy of Tech nickname to his ousting his own business in a boardroom buyout.

Bad boy: Joseph Gordon-Levitt channels Bad Boy of Tech – Uber founder and CEO Travis Kalanick in new Showtime’s Super Pumped trailer

Bad boy: Billions creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien have created this new series, which follows the roller coaster ride of Kalanick from the Bad Boy of Tech nickname to being ousted from his own business in a boardroom buyout .

Bad boy: Billions creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien have created this new series, which follows the roller coaster ride of Kalanick from the Bad Boy of Tech nickname to being ousted from his own business in a boardroom buyout .

The trailer begins with a smug Travis introducing himself as the founder and CEO of Uber, adding, “and contrary to what you may have read, I’m not a monster.”

Another photo shows Uma Thurman as Huffington Post founder Ariana Huffington – also a board member of Uber, who calls Travis ‘the infamous tech bad boy’ as we see them more late meditate outside.

Bill Gurley (Kyle Chandler), one of Uber’s board members, is seen asking Travis if he’s going to “listen to wise advice”, as Travis responds, “I will always listen. , but I will never take orders “.

Not a Monster: The trailer begins with a smug Travis introducing himself as the founder and CEO of Uber, adding:

Not a Monster: The trailer begins with a smug Travis introducing himself as the founder and CEO of Uber, adding: “and contrary to what you may have read, I’m not a monster”

Ariana: Another photo shows Uma Thurman as Huffington Post founder Ariana Huffington - also a board member of Uber, which calls Travis,

Ariana: Another photo shows Uma Thurman as Huffington Post founder Ariana Huffington – also a board member of Uber, who calls Travis “the infamous tech bad boy” as they are known. later sees meditating outside

Sage: Bill Gurley (Kyle Chandler), one of Uber's board members, is seen asking Travis if he's going

Wise: Bill Gurley (Kyle Chandler), one of Uber’s board members, is seen asking Travis if he’s going to “listen to wise advice,” as Travis replies, “I’ll listen. always, but I will never take orders “

An employee in a dark room asks if “it’s legal” and the whole room laughs, while Bill talks about Travis.

“The best thing about Travis is he’s willing to go through walls to win,” as Travis is seen slamming his hands on a table, which frightens Austin Geidt (Kerry Bishe).

“The worst part about him is that he thinks everything is a wall,” Gurley continues.

Best thing: An employee in a dark room asks if

Best thing: An employee in a dark room asks if “it’s legal” and the whole room laughs, while Bill talks about Travis.

Travis is seen telling someone that “if there is something that is going to kill Uber I have to remove it because Federal Authorities are sent.”

Geidt tells Travis, “You are not the one who has to pay the price,” before Travis tells his closest advisers, “My life is on the line here, and all of you will bleed!”

One of the last shots shows Travis at a conference in white suits as he tells the crowd, “Are we super excited? as they erupt into applause at the end of the trailer.

Price: Geidt says to Travis,

Price: Geidt says to Travis, “You’re not the one to pay the price,” before Travis tells his closest advisers, “My life is on the line here, and all of you will bleed!” ‘

Life: Geidt tells Travis,

Life: Geidt tells Travis, “You don’t have to pay the price,” before Travis says to his closest advisers, “My life is at stake here, and all of you will bleed. ! ‘

Super Pumped: One of the last shots shows Travis at a conference in white suits as he tells the crowd,

Super Pumped: One of the last shots shows Travis at a conference in white suits as he tells the crowd, “Are we super pumped?” As they burst into applause at the end of the trailer

Kalanick founded Uber in 2009 with Garrett Camp and she quickly grew to become one of the world’s greatest “unicorns” – a private startup valued at over $ 1 billion.

After numerous reports on corporate culture – including sexual harassment and discrimination – within Uber, Kalanick stepped down as CEO after a coup in 2017.

The show is based on the 2019 book Super Pumped: The Battle For Uber by New York Times reporter Mike Isaac.

Unicorn: Kalanick founded Uber in 2009 with Garrett Camp and she quickly became one of the world's greatest 'unicorns' - a private start-up valued at over $ 1 billion

Unicorn: Kalanick founded Uber in 2009 with Garrett Camp and she quickly became one of the world’s greatest ‘unicorns’ – a private start-up valued at over $ 1 billion

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