With The idolIn less than a week, HBO Max and The Weeknd have now released the official trailer for the highly anticipated show – and it’s scorching.
In the minute-and-a-half preview, viewers get a glimpse of how popstar character “Blinding Lights,” a nightclub owner-turned-cult leader named Tedros, regularly takes over life and of Lily-Rose Depp’s career. main character, a rising pop star named Jocelyn, throughout the series. “You are the American dream,” he tells her in a voiceover in the trailer, which dropped on Tuesday, May 30, to clips of the two kissing and dancing under club lights. “Rags to riches. Trailers to mansions. You’re f-king Jocelyn.
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“He brainwashed her,” a worried off-screen voice later says, followed by a chilling clip of The Weeknd’s Tedros cackle.
“You are not a human being. You are a star,” he then tells Jocelyn at the end of the new trailer, which also includes scenes of the pair engaging in Fifty shades of Grey-esque foreplay that Tedros says will help her become a better performer.
Co-created by The Weeknd and Euphoriait’s Sam Levinson, The idol had its world premiere last week at the Cannes Film Festival, where it received a standard five-minute ovation from the audience, but was later dismissed by largely negative early reviews. The musical drama, billed as “the most sordid love story in all of Hollywood,” will be available to stream on HBO Max – now known as Max after a recent name change – on June 4.
Suzanna Son, Rachel Sennott, Troye Sivan, Dan Levy, Mike Dean, Moses Sumney, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Hank Azaria, BLACKPINK’s Jennie and more are also part of the cast of the series, although the new soundtrack- ad includes fewer characters than the previous one. The idol teasers.
Watch the new official trailer from HBO The idol above.
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