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Richard Schiff, Jessica Hecht, John Michael Higgins Join Showtime Uber Series ‘Super Pumped’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Richard Schiff, Jessica Hecht, and John Michael Higgins have all been cast in guest roles in the Showtime anthology series “Super Pumped,” Variety has learned exclusively. The first season of the series is based on the Mike Isaac book “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber.” It centers on the rise of the ride sharing app and its co-founder and CEO, Travis Kalanick (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), and his relationship with venture capitalist Bill Gurley (Kyle Chandler). The cast also currently includes Elisabeth Shue, Kerry Bishé, Babak Tafti, Mousa Hussein Kraish, Jon Bass, Hank Azaria, and Bridget Gao-Hollitt. Schiff will play Randall Pearson, a San Francisco...
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Richard Schiff, Jessica Hecht and John Michael Higgins join Showtime's Uber series Super Pumped

Schiff will play Randall Pearson, a San Francisco MTA power-broker who goes head-to-head with Uber co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Hecht will play the wife of Kyle Chandler's billionaire venture capitalist Bill Gurley. Higgins will play Mike Ovitz, the business titan whose dealings with a young Kalanick color the rest of the future founder’s career.
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