HBO and the Weeknd have released a teaser for “The Idol,” the network’s upcoming dramatic series starring the singer and Lily-Rose Depp.
The footage begins announcing the “sick and twisted minds” of series co-creators Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye and Sam Levinson, who is also the mind behind the network’s hit series “Euphoria.” The teaser then launches into a hyperactive montage of Hollywood mansions, colorful parties, cocaine ingestion and fast cars.
“More, more, more, orgy!” yells a voice in the trailer.
The trailer concludes with a tense interactions between Depp’s character and an unseen figure, supposedly Tesfaye’s character, that asks, “Do you trust me?”
“Not really,” Depp’s character says with a smile.
Co-created by Tesfaye, Levinson and Reza Fahim, “The Idol” is set against the backdrop of the music industry. The plot follows a self-help guru and leader of a modern-day cult, who develops a complicated relationship with an up-and-coming pop idol.
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