Uber Sexual Assault Accuser Signs Movie Deal

The Daily Caller | 10/10/2017 | Staff
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Susan Fowler, the former Uber engineer that wrote a disturbing account of sexual harassment at the company, reportedly sold her life rights to producers so her story could be turned into a movie.

One potential title thus far for the film is “Disruptors.” It will be written by Allison Schroeder, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter for “Hidden Figures,” according to Deadline Hollywood. A former Disney executive who is producing the prospective film is comparing it to a mix of “Erin Brockovich” and “The Social Network.” Multiple movie studios are now considering the production.

Fowler - Blog - Post - Allegations - Superiors

Fowler’s simple but powerful blog post detailed allegations of superiors engaging in highly improper conduct, like consistently pressuring her to have sex, and seemed to trigger an onslaught of bad news for the ride-sharing giant.

“He was trying to stay out of trouble at work, he said, but he couldn’t help getting in trouble, because he was looking for women to have sex with,” Fowler wrote Feb. 19 in a personal blog post. “It was clear that he was trying to get me to have sex with him, and it was so clearly out of line that I immediately took screenshots of these chat messages and reported him to HR.”

Fowler - Uber - Site - Reliability - Engineer

Fowler, who joined Uber as a site reliability engineer in November 2015 and left...
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