'Bad Blood,' a movie about Theranos starring Jennifer Lawrence, bagged by Apple Original Films

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What you need to know

  • Apple Original Films has picked up Bad Blood.
  • Bad Blood tells the story of Theranos, with Jennifer Lawrence set to star as Elizabeth Holmes.

Apple TV+ has picked up a new movie via Apple Original Films, with Theranos story Bad Blood now part of the lineup. A deal to bring Bad Blood to Apple has apparently been "months in the works," although nobody would confirm that discussions were underway.

The news comes courtesy of Deadline, with the report noting that the timing is perfect — Holmes is in the middle of a trial relating to the Theranos situation.

The Apple landing has been months in the works, but no one would confirm it. It comes at a time when Holmes is in the third week of her trial on charges of defrauding investors and patients on claims she made about her blood testing start up, even as it became clear there were major flaws in her mousetrap

The new movie will be a co-production between Apple Studios and Legendary, the report goes on to say, with all eyes now on the project to see if it turns out as great as it could do. The project will also be written by Adam McKay, the man behind Ant-Man, The Big Short, Anchorman 2, and more.

If you want to enjoy Bad Blood in style, be sure to check out our list of the Best Apple TV deals on the market today. You still have time to bag yourself some new Apple hardware in time for Christmas and you definitely have time to treat yourself before Bad Blood is ready to stream!

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too. Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.