☕️ Elon Musk, the movie
Who will play the Tesla and Twitter entrepreneur on the big screen?
Who will play Elon Musk in film? Just one of the questions being asked after Puck broke the news on Friday that there are plans for a biopic on the Tesla and Twitter entrepreneur.
And the director behind films such as The Whale, Black Swan and Requiem for a Dream is reportedly on board to direct, suggesting it could be a rather intense adaptation of the recent biography of Musk if it does go ahead.
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You don’t often see a billion dollar company on the ASX suffer a single day fall of 20%. But we did on Friday when health and employment services provider APM issued a downbeat trading update at its AGM. The company is one of the businesses out there actually hurt by record low levels unemployment, which is reducing demand for its programs. Because of this, it expects earnings in the current half to decline relative to the same period last year.
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