The stars of the music scene The Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp come to an unexpected place and unexpectedly! If you like series like ‘Empire’ and ‘Glee’, you will love the new series that will be released soon. The series ‘The Idol’, produced by The Weeknd, ‘Euphoria’ creator Sam Levinson and screenwriter Reza Fahim, has already caught our attention. The series starring Lily-Rose Depp will air on HBO.
The Weeknd, who is not only producing the series ‘The Idol’, also shares the lead role with Lily-Rose Depp. You can see everything you need to know about ‘The Idol’, whose first trailer was released a short time ago, below…
WHAT IS THE SUBJECT OF THE ‘THE IDOL’ SERIES?
Set in the music genre, ‘The Idol’ series focuses on the complicated relationship of a contemporary cult-leading guru with a young pop icon. In the series, The Weeknd plays the guru, while the young pop icon Lily-Rose Depp plays.
WHO IS IN THE TEAM OF THE SERIES?
In addition to the main characters, Depp and The Weeknd, the series includes names such as Juliebeth Gonzalez, Maya Eshet, Tyson Ritter, Kate Lyn Sheil, Liz Sierra and Finley Rose Slater. Other confirmed names in the series are Suzanna Son, Melanie Liburd, Tunde Adebimpe, Steve Zissis, Troye Sivan, Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, Nico Hiraga and Anne Heche.
In the past weeks, it was announced that Moses Sumney, Jane Adams, Dan Levy, Jennie Ruby Jane, Eli Roth, Rachel Sennot, Haydi Nef, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Mike Dean, Ramsey and Hank Azria also joined the series.
Although the characters of these names are not known, there were rumors that Britney Spears will also star in the series ‘The Idol’ last November. Britney Spears, who said she was working on a project called ‘The Idol’, was later spotted at a meeting with The Weeknd. But later, according to TMZ’s report, Spears’ managers clarified these rumors and stated that the famous musician has not returned to acting.
WHO ARE THE CREATORS OF THE ‘THE IDOL’ SERIES?
The Weeknd, Sam Levinson and Reza Fahim are behind the production of the series, while Joe Epstein is both the screenwriter and producer of the series. In the series, there are Kevin Turen, who previously took part in the production of the ‘Euphoria’ series, Nick Hall, the music writer, Sara E. White, and Aaron Gilbert, co-founder of Bron Studios.
WHERE WAS ‘THE IDOL’ Filmed?
The series, produced by The Weeknd, was filmed in and around Los Angeles.
IS THE TRAILER OF ‘THE IDOL’ PUBLISHED?
The first official trailer for the series was released on July 17. The trailer, which was first shown at The Weeknd’s concert in New Jersey, was later shared online.
Last week, the second official trailer of the series was released. The trailer, where we see the connection of The Weeknd and Depp’s characters, opened with The Weeknd saying “Hello, angel”. Depp’s character has been seen training and dancing.
WHEN WILL ‘THE IDOL’ BE RELEASED?
Although the series does not have a premiere date yet, we assume that the series will be on the screens in a short time with the text ‘Coming Soon’ in the trailer.