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HBO Greenlights The Weeknd’s Drama Series ‘The Idol’

Grammy-winning artist The Weeknd’s drama series ‘The Idol’ has received an official order from HBO Max. As per Variety, The Weeknd will feature in the six-episode series, which was first announced as being in development in June. He is also serving as the co-creator of the upcoming project. Set against the backdrop of the music industry, the series will focus on a self-help guru and leader of a modern-day cult, who develops a complicated relationship with an up-and-coming pop idol. View this post on Instagram A post shared by HBO Max (@hbomax) Along with The Weeknd it was previously announced that Lily-Rose Depp would star in the series. Amy Seimetz is also now on board to direct all six episodes. Variety also reported that eight more actors have been added to the cast. Suzanna Son, Melanie Liburd, Tunde Adebimpe, Steve Zissis, Troye Sivan, Elizabeth…

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