'The Idol' trailer: Intercourse, medication, pop music, repeat

A young woman in sunglasses.

We might have parted methods with Succession and Barry, however HBO is already ready to offer us a brand new present to hyperfixate on on Sunday nights: The Idol.

From Euphoria creator Sam Levinson and Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, The Idol combines pop star satire with a twisted romance. Our gateway into the present’s model of the leisure trade is singer Jocelyn (Lily-Rose Depp), who’s recovering from a nervous breakdown that derailed her final tour. Decided to reclaim her standing because the world’s reigning pop lady, she finds herself drawn to nightclub proprietor Tedros (Tesfaye), who ignites a brand new hearth inside her — and considerations her whole staff. As Jocelyn’s supervisor Dee (Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph) proclaims in The Idol‘s newest trailer: “By no means belief a person with a rat tail.”

The Idol premieres June 4 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO and Max.


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