The Idol can be going by means of some adjustments. On Monday, HBO mentioned the forthcoming sequence — created by The Weeknd and Euphoria‘s Sam Levinson — can be adjusting its forged and crew to “evolve” the imaginative and prescient of the present.
“The Idol’s artistic workforce continues to construct, refine, and evolve their imaginative and prescient for the present they usually have aligned on a brand new artistic course,” HBO mentioned in an announcement to Rolling Stone. “The manufacturing can be adjusting its forged and crew accordingly to greatest serve this new method to the sequence. We sit up for sharing extra data quickly.”
HBO ordered The Idol to sequence final November, and its forged was set to incorporate The Weeknd, Troye Sivan, Lily-Rose Depp, Tunde Adebimpe, Anne Heche, amongst others. It’s unclear what adjustments can be made to the present, which was set to comply with a self-help guru behind a modern-day cult and the difficult relationship he builds with a pop star.
“When the multi-talented Abel ‘the Weeknd’ Tesfaye, Reza Fahim, and Sam Levinson introduced us The Idol, it was clear their subversive, revelatory tackle the cult of the music business was not like something HBO had ever accomplished earlier than,” Francesca Orsi, Govt Vice President, HBO Programming, mentioned in an announcement concerning the present on the time.
In 2020, The Weeknd spoke to Rolling Stone about his curiosity in writing for movie, noting he had a secretive screenplay within the works.
“That is my first time even opening as much as something, as a result of I needed to spend the final decade invested on this mission, the Weeknd,” he mentioned. “It actually does eat me, so I’ve discovered to step away from it a little bit bit, to overlook it a little bit bit.”
“I simply need to be a filmmaker,” the singer added. “I need to make nice cinema.”