The Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp starred in The Idol‘s second teaser here and it is Hollywood’s ‘sleaziest love story. Co-created by Euphoria creator Sam Levinson, The Weeknd, real name Abel Tesfaye, has co-written the project. The second teaser also shows more of BLACKPINK’s musician Jennie, who makes her international acting debut.
The Idol Teaser: The Weeknd, Lily-Rose Depp, BLACKPINK’s Jennie, and Troye Sivan star in Hollywood’s ‘sleaziest love story’ in racy new video
The new glimpse shows the racy and bold life of the stars and introduces the cast. Suzanna Son, Troye Sivan, Moses Sumney, Jane Adams, Dan Levy, Jennie Ruby Jane, Eli Roth, Rachel Sennott, Hari Nef, Da’vine Joy Randolph, Mike Dean, Ramsey, and Hank Azaria are slated to appear in the show.
The Idol was first announced last June when it was reported that HBO was developing a show which features The Weeknd as co-writer and executive producer, along with his producing partner Reza Fahim and Euphoria creator Sam Levinson. Kevin Turen, Aaron Gilbert for Bron, Ashley Levinson, Nick Hall, Sara E. White, and A24 also serve as executive producers. Set in the world of the music industry in Los Angeles, the drama follows a self-help guru and leader of a modern-day cult who develops a complicated relationship with an up-and-coming pop singer. In November, HBO ordered The Idol to series.
Joe Epstein was tapped as the showrunner, with executive producer Amy Seimetz who has directed all six episodes. Epstein and Seimetz are also attached to executive produce.
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