A new report is claiming that HBO‘s upcoming series, The Idol, will be premiering this June.
According to Naver, the news was confirmed by a representative for HBO Max, who told foreign media that the release will be in June. The Idol was created by The Weeknd and Euphoria‘s Sam Levinson, and will star The Weeknd as Tedros, a self-help guru and cult leader who becomes the love interest of Lily-Rose Depp‘s Jocelyn, a young and upcoming pop idol who tries to reclaim her title after suffering a nervous breakdown. “The Idol, set against the backdrop of the music industry, centers on a self-help guru and leader of a modern-day cult, who develops a complicated relationship with an up-and-coming pop idol,” the official synopsis reads.
Joining The Weeknd and Depp are BLACKPINK‘s Jennie, Troye Sivan, Moses Sumney, Dan Levy, Hank Azaria and more, while the likes of Nico Hiraga and Tyson Ritter will be recurring characters.
Stay tuned for more info.
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