The Weeknd stars in ‘HBO’

Canadian singer, The Weeknd, to produce, write and star in a drama series for him HBO, the cable channel said toFrance Press agency, to confirm the information from the deadline website. The series will be titled “The Idol” and will evoke the pop singer’s meeting with a Los Angeles nightclub owner, who will prove to be the central figure of a secret cult.

Abel Tesfaye, whose real name is, embarks on the project with Sam Levinson, who notably directed “Malcolm and Mary” (2021) for Netflix or “Another Happy Day” (2011), which was awarded at Sundance.

A role in “Uncut Gems”

The 31-year-old singer is very famous for his cinematic world. His latest album, “After Hours,” released in March 2020, featured concept videos filled with references to well-known feature films, such as “After Hours” or “Chinatown.” He often said that he has a passion for cinema, to the point of agreeing to play his own role in the Safdie brothers’ Uncut Gems (2019), a low-budget movie.

Taken from “After Hours”, the track “Blinding Lights” was the most listened to on Spotify in 2020. The track broke the record for weeks in the top 5 sales in the US, with 43 to only 27 in the US. Previous Winner, The Chainsmokers and Ed Sheeran.


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