The Weeknd has shared the primary teaser trailer for The Idol, his upcoming sequence for HBO Max. Starring Lily-Rose Depp and Abel Tesfaye himself, The Idol follows a feminine pop singer as she turns into romantically concerned with a Los Angeles membership proprietor and cult chief. Teasing drug-fueled hookup scenes, intense dance rehearsals, and plenty of energy strikes, the trailer claims the present is “the sleaziest love story in all of Hollywood.” Watch it beneath.
The Idol was co-created by the Weeknd, Euphoria director Sam Levinson, and Reza Fahim, the Weeknd’s producing companion. Along with Depp and Tesfaye, the solid additionally consists of Troye Sivan, TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, Blackpink’s Jennie Kim, Anne Heche, Melanie Liburd, Steve Zissis, Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, Hari Nef, and Nico Hiraga. An official launch date has not been introduced, however the teaser trailer says it’s “coming quickly.”
The Weeknd is at present on the street for his 2022 North American tour in assist of Daybreak FM. Final week, his tour kickoff in Toronto was unexpectedly postponed because of a nationwide outage of Canada’s most important telecommunications firm. Earlier this 12 months, the Weeknd headlined the ultimate night time of Coachella the place he debuted numerous Daybreak FM tracks and carried out his verse from his Kanye West collaboration “Hurricane.”
Revisit “5 Takeaways From the Weeknd’s New Album Daybreak FM” and browse concerning the Weeknd’s After Hours bloodlust in “The Grotesque Is No Longer Stunning in Pop” on the Pitch.