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Jared Leto gets into character as disgraced WeWork CEO Adam Neumann

Jared Leto has been pictured for the first time portraying disgraced WeWork CEO Adam Neumann on the set of the upcoming Apple TV+ series, WeCrashed.

The actor, 49, was spotted filming scenes with Anne Hathaway, who plays his on-screen wife Rebekah, in Astoria Queens on Tuesday.

Anne, 38, had an amused smile on her face as Jared followed her, enthusiastically attempting to engage her in conversation.

Lights, camera, action! Jared Leto has been pictured for the first time portraying disgraced WeWork CEO Adam Neumann on the set of the upcoming series, WeCrashed, in Astoria Queens on Tuesday

Jared could not contain his enthusiasm as he chatted with Anne several paces behind her with a partially-consumed banana in hand.

Anne flashed a patient smile as she seemingly allowed her on-screen husband to humor her.

At one point, the actor made a silly face as he clenched his fist.

As the distance between them appeared to widen, Jared threw his hand up into the air.

Walk and talk: Anne had an amused smile on her face as Jared followed her, enthusiastically attempting to engage her in conversation

Walk and talk: Anne had an amused smile on her face as Jared followed her, enthusiastically attempting to engage her in conversation 

Exciting ideas: Jared could not contain his enthusiasm as he chatted with Anne several paces behind her with a partially-consumed banana in hand

Exciting ideas: Jared could not contain his enthusiasm as he chatted with Anne several paces behind her with a partially-consumed banana in hand

While their demeanors appeared vastly different, the duo were dressed fairly similarly.

Jared was costumed in a blue beanie, grey zip-up sweatshirt, baggy jeans and sneakers.

Anne also wore a beanie over her stylishly braided hair, which dangled over her green coat. 

Hipster cool: The duo kept it cool and casual with their floppy beanies

Hipster cool: The duo kept it cool and casual with their floppy beanies

Catch ya later! As the distance between them widened, Jared threw his hand up into the air

Catch ya later! As the distance between them widened, Jared threw his hand up into the air

The star strode comfortably through the neighborhood in black leggings and Birkenstocks. 

WeCrashed, based on the podcast of the same name, will document the ‘greed-filled rise and inevitable fall of WeWork and the narcissists whose chaotic love made it all possible,’ as per Variety.

Along with playing the lead roles, Anne and Jared will also act as executive producers of WeCrashed.

Lee Eisenberg who will serve as showrunner as well as co-write and executive produce the limited series for AppleTV+.

Cool and collected: Anne also wore a beanie over her stylishly braided hair, which dangled over her green coat

Hitting her stride: The star strode comfortably through the neighborhood in black leggings and Birkenstocks

Cool and collected: Anne also wore a beanie over her stylishly braided hair, which dangled over her green coat

WeWork, a tech friendly shared workspace real estate company, was hatched by Adam Neumann and friend Miguel McKelvey back in when they founded co-working space Greendesk.

The concept took off and eventually turned into WeWork, which at its peak had coworking spaces in more than 110 cities in 29 countries with a valuation of $47billion.

Adam’s wife Rebekah was named the company’s chief brand and impact officer, while also overseeing WeWork’s education program WeGrow.

At the time, Adam Neumann was put on a par with the likes of Steve Jobs as a Silicon Valley innovator who would change the world.

The plot thickens: WeCrashed, based on the podcast of the same name, will document the 'greed-filled rise and inevitable fall of WeWork and the narcissists whose chaotic love made it all possible,' as per Variety (Adam Neumann and wife Rebekah pictured in 2018)

The plot thickens: WeCrashed, based on the podcast of the same name, will document the ‘greed-filled rise and inevitable fall of WeWork and the narcissists whose chaotic love made it all possible,’ as per Variety (Adam Neumann and wife Rebekah pictured in 2018)

But WeWork’s planned flotation on the stock market stalled and investors soured on the company, causing its value to plummet to just $10billion.

Neumann, who served as chief executive, essentially drove the briefly thriving company straight into the ground with his hard partying ways.

Initially, his fun, boozy leadership style – where dance parties were more common than meetings – helped the company become one of the hottest tech startups.

In his book, Billion Dollar Loser: The Epic Rise and Fall of WeWork, Reeves Wiedeman described how ex-employees claimed that Neumann would blast music at party volumes and scream at anyone who asked for it to be turned down.

He also reportedly demanded that cases of Don Julio 1942 tequila were at every office and would ‘lose his s***’ if they were not there and staffer said that he would schedule meetings for 2am and then be 45 minutes late.

Last October Neumann, 41, agreed to leave the company after its Japanese investors SoftBank bought $1billion of stock from him to get him out.

Fledgling icon: At the time, Adam Neumann was put on a par with the likes of Steve Jobs as a Silicon Valley innovator who would change the world (pictured 2009)

Fledgling icon: At the time, Adam Neumann was put on a par with the likes of Steve Jobs as a Silicon Valley innovator who would change the world (pictured 2009)

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