-The Idol is co-created by The Weeknd and Euphoria’s Sam Levinson.
-It will star The Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp and also features Troye Sivan, Anne Heche, Tunde Adebimpe, and Elizabeth Berkley Lauren (Jessie Spano!!).
-The premise of the show revolves around a “self-help guru and leader of a modern-day cult” with a “complicated relationship” with a pop idol.
-HBO has ordered 6 episodes to be directed by Amy Seimetz.