Canadian singer Weekend will be responsible for the lead role in Series The idols, which will hit the screens HBO next year, in an actor who also includes Johnny Depp’s daughter, Lily-rose depp.
The series created by the musician with Sam Levinson, chef Euphoria, supplement your list with Suzanna Son, Melanie Liburd, Tunde Adebimpe, Steve Zissis, Troye Sivan, Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, Nico Hiraga and Anne Heche.
According to information from Hollywood Reporter, the first season comes with six chapters in a story centered in the city The angels, when one self-help guru and leader of a modern cult develops a complicated relationship with a new pop singer.
“When the multi-talented Abel ‘The Weeknd’ Tesfaye, Reza Fahim and Sam Levinson gave us The Idol, it was clear that his subversive and revealing view of the music industry’s cult did not resemble anything HBO had done before. Shortly afterwards, the brilliant duo Joe Epstein and Amy Seimetz joined the rest of the team and this dream came true, says Francesca Orsi, vice president of programming at HBO, to American media.
Although no further details have been given about each of the characters, it is known that the person responsible for directed by Amy Seimetz and how Producers include Reza Fahim and Sam Levinson. The Weeknd, who co-wrote the project and also works as an executive producer, has previously expressed an interest in film, so this is not his first acting appearance since he participated as a writer in the comedy. American dad and starred in the film Uncut gemstones.
Even if the musician has not talked about it, through his social networks shared a photograph with a black background and the name “The idol” in white letters, mark the channel that will broadcast a work he has been thinking about for about ten years.