Get ready for one wild ride in the new teaser for A24’s hot new drama Idol arrived, offering viewers a glimpse into a “sick and twisted” vision Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye and Euphoria‘s Sam Levinson. The latest issue from HBO features more of the cast and some must-see footage of the highly anticipated series.
Created by The Weeknd, Levinson and Reza Fahim, Idol debuts soon, according to the first look, which teases a spicy love story set against the backdrop of Los Angeles. The show is set in the music industry and focuses on a self-help guru and modern-day cult leader (The Weeknd).
The guru will have a complicated relationship with the promising pop idol he played Lily-Rose Depwhich the network is calling “the raunchiest love story in all of Hollywood.”
The new trailer, which debuted during The Weeknd’s concert in Las Vegas on Aug. 20, features not only footage of the aforementioned Tesfaye and Depp, but also glimpses of much of the supporting cast, including Suzanne Son, Troye Sivan, Moses Sumney, Jane Adams , Dan Levy, Jenny Ruby Jane, Ellie Roth, Rachel Senat, Harry Neff, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Mike Dean, Ramsey, and Hank Azaria.
The cabler has yet to release a premiere date for the series, only teasing that it’s “coming soon.”
Directed by Amy Seimetz, best known Girlfriend’s experience and Atlanta among other things, controls all six parts Idol and executive produced alongside Levinson, The Weeknd and Fahim. Other executive producers include writer Joe Epstein, Kevin Turen, Ashley Levinson, Nick Hall, Sarah E. White and Aaron Gilbert.
“When the multi-talented Abel ‘The Weeknd’ Tesfaye, Reza Fahim and Sam Levinson brought us Idolit was clear that their subversive, revelatory look at the cult of the music industry was unlike anything HBO had ever done before,” said Francesca Orsi, HBO’s executive vice president of late 2021 programming. “Shortly after that, the genius duo of Joe Epstein and Amy Zaimetz joined forces with the rest of the team and that dream became a reality.”
Don’t miss the drama for yourself, stay tuned for details Idolarrival on HBO and watch the teaser above for a first look.
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