Series premieres this weekend
HBO has unveiled the official trailer for the HBO Original drama series The Idol, starring pop sensation The Weeknd. The series debuts Sunday, June 4th at 9 pm ET/PT on HBO and will be available to stream on Max. The series premiered at the 76th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 22nd.
The show is co-created by Sam Levinson (HBO’s Euphoria), Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye and Reza Fahim, and stars The Weekend and Lily-Rose Depp.
After a nervous breakdown derailed Jocelyn’s (Lily-Rose Depp) last tour, she’s determined to claim her rightful status as the greatest and sexiest pop star in America. Her passions are reignited by Tedros (Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye), a nightclub impresario with a sordid past. Will her romantic awakening take her to glorious new heights or the deepest and darkest depths of her soul?
The series also stars Dan Levy, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Eli Roth, Hari Nef, Jane Adams, Jennie Ruby Jane, Mike Dean, Moses Sumney, Rachel Sennott, Ramsey, Suzanna Son, and Hank Azaria.