Uma Thurman to Play Arianna Huffington in Showtime Uber Series ‘Super Pumped’ (Exclusive)

Uma Thurman has been cast as Arianna Huffington in the Showtime series “Super Pumped,” which charts the rise of Uber, Variety has learned exclusively.Planned as an anthology, the first season of “Super Pumped” is based on Mike Isaac’s book of the same name.

Pivoting on Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and his sometimes tumultuous relationship with his mentor Bill Gurley (Kyle Chandler), the series will depict the roller-coaster ride of the upstart transportation company, embodying the highs and lows of Silicon Valley.

The series will focus on a different major business world story each season.

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