HBO, the renowned entertainment network, has recently released the highly-anticipated official trailer for its latest drama series, “The Idol.” With its star-studded cast, captivating storyline, and the creative genius of co-creators Sam Levinson, Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, and Reza Fahim, this series is set to captivate Generation Z viewers.
Scheduled to debut on Monday, June 5, on HBO and available for streaming on HBO GO, “The Idol” is already generating buzz after premiering at the esteemed Cannes Film Festival. Let’s delve into the details and discover why this drama series is a must-watch for the discerning Generation Z audience.
“The Idol” revolves around the ambitious Jocelyn, portrayed by the talented Lily-Rose Depp, who aims to reclaim her status as America’s greatest and sexiest pop star. After a nervous breakdown that disrupted her previous tour, Jocelyn’s determination to reignite her passion is fueled by the enigmatic nightclub impresario Tedros, played by the renowned Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye. As Jocelyn experiences a romantic awakening, the series explores whether it will propel her to new heights or plunge her into the depths of her soul.
The Star-Studded Cast
“The Idol” boasts an ensemble cast of exceptionally talented actors and musicians. Lily-Rose Depp takes on the lead role of Jocelyn, infusing the character with depth and intensity. Sharing the screen with her is Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, showcasing his acting prowess alongside his musical talent. The cast also includes, Troye Sivan, 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.
The Creative Minds Behind “The Idol
Co-created by the brilliant Sam Levinson, known for his work on HBO’s hit series “Euphoria,” and the multi-talented Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye and Reza Fahim, “The Idol” promises to be a visual and narrative masterpiece. The executive producers of the series include Sam Levinson, Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, Reza Fahim, Kevin Turen, Ashley Levinson, Joseph Epstein, Aaron L. Gilbert for BRON, and Sara E. White. The series is directed by Sam Levinson, whose vision will bring the story to life. Produced in partnership with A24, the production company behind critically acclaimed films and series, “The Idol” is set to raise the bar for original dramas.
How to Watch “The Idol”
Starting from June 5, viewers can stream or download “The Idol” on HBO GO. To access the series, interested viewers can subscribe to HBO GO online at https://www.hbogoasia.sg/ or through the mobile app available on the App Store or Play Store. Subscription plans start as low as S$9.99 per month, ensuring affordable access to a wide range of engaging content. Additionally, “The Idol” can be accessed via StarHub, Singtel, and meWatch. HBO GO offers seamless integration with Android TV, Apple TV, LG TV, and Samsung Smart TV, and supports AirPlay and Google Cast functionality, ensuring a convenient viewing experience.