Ferrera will portray Elishia Kennedy, a brilliant young entrepreneur seduced into joining WeWork, whose life is turned upside down as a result.
Previously announced cast includes Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway.
The limited series is created and written by showrunners Lee Eisenberg — as part of his overall deal with Apple TV+ — and Drew Crevello, who also serve as EPs along with Requa, Ficarra, Charlie Gogolak and Natalie Sandy. Emma Ludbrook will executive produce alongside Leto through their Paradox production company. Wondery also will executive produce.
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Ferrera most recently wrapped on Season 2 of Netflix’s Gentefied, where she returned as executive producer and director.