The HBO collection hails from co-creators The Weeknd and “Euphoria” showrunner Sam Levinson.
From the gutters of Hollywood, so hails the most recent footage from “The Idol.”
While the primary teaser for the upcoming HBO collection “The Idol” left us salivating for one other style, the wild and newest have a look at the collection starring Abel Makkonen Tesfaye aka The Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp solely leaves us wanting extra.
The restricted collection co-created by “Euphoria” showrunner Sam Levinson, lead star Tesfaye, and Reza Fahim. Depp stars as a budding singer who falls underneath the sway of a Los Angeles self-Help guru turned pop star (Tesfaye).
Singer Troye Sivan, Suzanna Son, Moses Sumney, Jane Adams, Dan Levy, Da’vine Joy Randolph, and Hank Azar star in the neon-tinted collection. “Bodies Bodies Bodies” and “Shiva Baby” breakout Rachel Sennott moreover stars alongside “And Just Like That” and “Barbie” star Hari Nef, plus Korean rapper and singer Jennie, a founding member of the woman group Blackpink.
Earlier this yr when reshoots have been introduced and a inventive overhaul occurred reportedly attributable to The Weeknd’s personal issues, HBO mentioned of the restricted collection, “‘The Idol’s’ creative team continues to build, refine, and evolve their vision for the show, and they have aligned on a new creative direction. The production will be adjusting its cast and crew accordingly to best serve this new approach to the series. We look forward to sharing more information soon.”
“The Idol” will not be The Weeknd’s first foray into movie or TV: The Grammy winner beforehand wrote and starred in a 2020 episode of TBS’ animated collection “American Dad.” He additionally notably appeared in Josh and Benny Safdie’s “Uncut Gems” as a fictionalized model of himself.
Levinson can rely himself amongst this yr’s Emmy nominees, as “Euphoria” broke massive into the race with a nomination for Outstanding Drama Series, amongst a complete of 16 nods together with for actors Zendaya and Sydney Sweeney.