As with many wild and dramatic stories, the tale of Theranos and its former CEO Elizabeth Holmes is getting multiple adaptations. The Jennifer Lawrence-led Bad Blood, which was and others revealed that the company’s technology never actually worked. Ultimately, the SEC charged Theranos, Holmes and Balwani with “massive fraud.”
Alex Gibney’s HBO documentary, The Inventor, did a serviceable job of covering the drama around Theranos, and Holmes’ unusual mystique. But there’s also plenty of ground to cover in a dramatic adaptation.