“The Dropout” Cast Vs The Real Life People
They totally nailed Elizabeth’s wardrobe.
If you’ve been watching The Dropout, the latest series of fraud and failure to take the internet by storm, you may be wondering just how close the show is to what went down IRL.
The series tells the true tale of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, who falsely claimed her biotech company could run rapid blood tests using only small samples of blood. It put thousands in danger — and she was ultimately charged on four counts of fraud in 2018.
Elizabeth is portrayed by Amanda Seyfried on the show and honestly, she’s a pretty great fit for the role.
Here’s how Amanda and the rest of the cast compares to their IRL counterparts…
Here’s Amanda as Elizabeth Holmes in one of her signature looks — a black turtleneck and blazer.
And here’s another side-by-side for good measure.
Here’s Elizabeth Marvel, who played Elizabeth Holmes’ mother Noel.