After WeWork’s disastrous IPO filing, many were claiming the company would soon be valueless. But there is still something of worth at WeWork: its story and its potential as IP for Hollywood.
Variety confirmed that Chernin Entertainment and Endeavor Content will produce the WeWork story for the screen, though it’s unclear whether this is a feature film or a TV series or a Quibi. But there’s exciting news even for this early project: Nicholas Braun, best known for standing 6-foot-5 in his role as Cousin Greg on HBO’s Succession, has been cast as WeWork’s Adam Neumann, best known for standing 6-foot-5 while handing out tequila shots after firing employees.
Disclosure: I went to high school with Nicholas Braun.
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