STREAMING GIANTS love a true-crime biopic — especially those involving a rags-to-riches storyline with a fraud twist. From Inventing Anna to WeCrashed, audiences have been binging the wildly true stories of those who swindled their way to the top of America’s hierarchy with absolute pleasure.
But the Hulu/Disney+ mini-series The Dropout, starring Amanda Seyfried has seemingly piqued people’s curiosities just that little bit more. Perhaps, due to its real-life title character, that being Elizabeth Holmes’, continuing trial — which could see the 38-year-old face up to 80 years (yes, really) in prison.
This excerpt has been republished from Hayley Peppin's article for Harper's BAZAAR Australia.
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