UNITED STATES: The highly awaited drama series, The Idol, is set to premiere on HBO on June 4. The site dropped a new teaser of the show on April 17. However, the excitement level of the viewers is touching sky heights.
The Idol gears up for its arrival on HBO
Lily-Rose Depp and The Weeknd’s The Idol showcase the controversial life of Jocelyn (Lily Rose-Depp) as she aspires to become a popular pop star in America. The Idol is gearing up to debut out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival. Thus the show will feature at the 76th edition of the grand festival, which runs from May 16 to May 27.
The six-part season will be full of suspense and drama; however, the first two or three episodes are expected to screen at the Cannes Film Festival.
The story will have the brilliant team of Roye Sivan, Dan Levy, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Eli Roth, Hari Nef, Jane Adams, Mike Dean, Jennie Ruby Jane, Moses Sumney, Rachel Sennott, Ramsey, Suzanna Son, and Hank Azaria playing the lead roles. The drama is co-created by Sam Levinson and famous singer The Weeknd.
The trailer of The Idol dropped a hint that the series focuses on Jocelyn, who is recovering from the anxiety breakdown that adversely impacted her last musical tour. However, her dedication and passion made her emerge as the biggest pop icon in the world. Meanwhile, a supporting character defines Jocelyn as “When was the last truly f##king, nasty, bad pop girl?”
Meanwhile, a member of the production team of the series revealed, “What I signed up for was a dark satire of celebrity and the celebrity model in the 21st century. The forces that place people in the spotlight and how they can be managed in a post-Trump world. It went from satire to the subject it was satirizing.”
Check out the teaser below: