if you thought that The Weeknd is only a master of hits songs and excellent vibes, then you thought wrong. The singer is also a talented creator, executive producer, and actor behind The Idol, an upcoming HBO series. The series announcement caused quite a buzz on the internet, and fans of the singer cannot wait to binge on the series. Tesfaye will not be the only established singer in the upcoming series Jennie. One of Blackpinks (the K-POP band) will also debut in acting in the upcoming show. But what is the upcoming series about? Here is everything we know about the upcoming series, from the release to a possible trailer.
The Idol Season 1 Release Date: When will it air?
Unfortunately, a specific release date of the upcoming series is yet to be announced , but there are speculations that the series will be released in June 2023. The upcoming series will consist of six episodes, each revolving around Jocelyn’s complicated yet fun life. The series announcement first came in June 2021, not until In November 2021, when filming started. On 6th October, HBO shared the series teaser and announced that it would be released in 2023. We hope it comes sooner than June.
The Idol Season 1 Plot: What will happen?
The series pop revolves around the life of Jocelyn, the pretty young aspiring artist with trouble breaking even. She has a mental breakdown sometimes, One of the reasons that some of her tours are canceled. Not letting her nervous breakdowns define her, she is out to prove to America that she is one of the hottest pop artists in the industry. However, she gets into a rather complicated wi8th one of the notorious leaders of the self-help group, who is also the head of a cult. She will have to juggle her love life, reclaiming her spot as the best pop artist while trusting herself not to lose everything she works so hard for.
The Idol Season 1 Cast: Who will be appearing?
Lily-Rose Depp plays Jocelyn, one of the series protagonists, and Tedros love interest. She plays an upcoming pop idol and is hung up on the party and fun life. The actress has been featured in many shows, including Tusk, The Dancer, The King, and The Faithful Man.
Finley Rose plays the Younger Jocelyn, and Abel Tesfaye, popularly known as The Weeknd, plays Tedros. The self-help group leaders also are in love with Jocelyn. Jennie Kim plays Angel, Suzanna Son plays Chloe, Moses Sumney as Izaak, and Jane Adams as Jocelyn’s director. Other actors include Dan Levy, Troye Sivan, Eli Roth, Rachel Sennott, Hari Nef, Mike Dean, and Hank Azaria.
The Idol Season 1 Trailer: When will it be out?
If you need a sneak peek of the upcoming show, a trailer of the series has already been released, and you can check it out on HBO or YouTube. The released trailer is quite intense and perfectly displays everything that waits for you in the upcoming show.
A lot of sex and nudity, partying, drugs, booze, and marketing make the show’s highlight. Since the show is still far from release, there are other HBO shows you could check out in the meantime. The shows include; Euphoria, Insecure, Bold Type, and Witches of Eastwick.