Jennifer Lawrence to Play Controversial Tech Billionaire

- Jennifer Lawrence will star as tech entrepreneur and Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes.

- The Big Short director Adam McKay will to direct, write, and produce.

- Holmes is currently 32 (seven years older than Lawrence), but she was 19 when she dropped out of Standford University and founded Theranos, a blood-testing company. At its peak Theranos was valued at $9 billion but currently faces criminal investigations by federal prosecutors and the Securities and Exchange Commission over alleged fraudulent practices.

- Vanity Fair recently did a juicy piece on Holmes' downfall.

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