The first trailer for HBO’s Industry is here, and it offers up a glimpse into the high stakes, high stress world of high finance.
The newest drama from HBO finds the premium cable network exploring the world of international finance through the eyes of ambitious twenty-somethings, struggling to secure their futures,.
Hailing from newcomers Mickey Down and Konrad Kay, Industry follows Harper Stern (Myha’la Herrold), a talented young woman from upstate New York who sets off to see if she can cut it working on the trading floor for Pierpoint & Co, a top investment bank in London.
Harper isn’t the only young grad looking to prove herself in an effort to secure one of the limited set of permanent positions at the company. Ambition may be a driving force, but as the first trailer for the series teases, the crop of young graduates are equally as fueled by youth, romance, and drugs.
Watch the first trailer for HBO’s Industry below!
In addition, the forthcoming drama series promises to “examine issues of gender, race, class, and privilege in the workplace” as the young grads “begin to forge their identities within the pressure cooker environment and sensory blitz of the trading floor, where meritocracy is promised by hierarchy is king.
The eight-episode drama is set to debut via HBO and HBO Max on Monday, November 9 at 10 p.m. ET.