The Weeknd’s HBO Drama The Idol Is Officially Happening

UPDATE: The WeekndHBO is making progress with the first TV series.

HBO has confirmed that the Drama Series, which is currently called “The Last of Us,” will be airing on Monday, November 22nd. The IdolThe six-episode series will be hosted by. The announcement states that Amy SeimetzThe Weeknd will be the main director for the first season. Lily Rose DeppYou will be the main star of this show.

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The Weeknd has landed his next big gig, and it’s safe to say the singer has “Earned It.”

Based on Variety,The Starboy performer is teaming up with Euphoria Creator Sam LevinsonThe upcoming HBO series The Idol. Together with Levinson as his creative producer and executive producer, he’ll co-write and executive produce the series. Reza FahimThey are also both acknowledged as creators.

Yes, he will star on the show. However, there isn’t any word yet about who he’ll play.

Variety reports the show will follow a Los Angeles pop star who begins dating a club owner. Big twist: This club owner is also the head of a cult.

The Weeknd confirmed his involvement in the show on Instagram by simply re-posting the stories and tagging HBO.

The role will mark the artist’s debut big part at 31 years old. The previous appearance was in a brief cameo. Adam Sandler‘s Uncut GemsGuest starred as a guest star and wrote a episode for 2020 of American Dad.