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Kate McKinnon to star in 'The Dropout' series at Hulu

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

will star in a series about and her failed blood-testing company

The "Saturday Night Live" star will be essaying in the series, which has been titled "The Dropout", according to The

The show will detail the rise and fall of and her company which invented the Edison machine, a revolutionary that promised to give patients a cheap way to test their blood for 200 diseases at their local drug store with just a finger-prick.

However, the machine did not work as Holmes claimed and her lies allowed her to reap a fortune from investors, and even appear on the front cover of Fortune magazine.

The show, based on the and ABC News' investigative podcast, is backed by TV.

will also executive produce the project alongside Rebecca Jarvis, the host of the podast. and will produce it.

Holmes and her company is also the subject of John Carreyrou's book "Bad Blood", which is being adapted by into a feature film, starring Jennifer Lawrence, and the documentary "The Inventor", which premiered in March.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 11:25 IST
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