Amanda Seyfried (Lucy, ATWT/Joni, AMC) stars in Hulu's limited series The Dropout! Click here to learn more--->>
Amanda Seyfried (Lucy Montgomery, As The World Turns/Joni Stafford, All My Children) will star in Hulu’s limited series The Dropout as Elizabeth Holmes. Holmes was the youngest self-made female billionaire after she founded a health technology company named Theranos that claimed it could perform rapid and thorough blood tests with small amounts of blood. However, it wound up not working. The Dropout will follow the rise and fall of Holmes and her company, Theranos. Naveen Andrews co-stars in the series as Sunny Balwani, the president and COO of Theranos. The Dropout also includes other guest stars such as: William H. Macy, Dylan Minnette, Laura Metcalfe, Stephen Fry, and Sam Waterston. The premiere of The Dropout will air on Hulu on March 3rd.
Kate McKinnon was originally going to play Holmes. However, McKinnon left the project in February 2021. Seyfried was recast in March. Seyfried got her start in acting on daytime; she played Lucinda “Lucy” Montgomery on As The World Turns from 1999-2001 and then played Joni Stafford on All My Children in 2003. Seyfried’s most notable roles have been in feature films such as: Karen Smith in “Mean Girls”, Sophie Sheridan in “Mamma Mia!”, Savannah Lynn Curtis in “Dear John”, Sophie Hall in “Letters to Juliet”, and Cosette in “Les Misérables”.
Fans can check out the trailer for The Dropout below:
(Article written by Adriana Grecco)