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The Weeknd Will Star In And CO-Write An HBO Series


Currently, The Weeknd is not only busy making and breaking records with his music but apparently he is also making the time to make a TV series named The Idol.



In fact, The Weeknd is currently writing, producing and will also be starring in an HBO series and he is co-creating it with Reza Fahim and Euphoria’s Sam Levinson.



The series, The Idol is based on a female singer who starts a relationship with a club owner, who is also the leader of a cult.



It also seems that the role of the club owner will be played by the ‘Save Your Tears’ singer.


The Weeknd Starring In New HBO Drama


Abel Tesfaye, which is the real named of The Weeknd, shared the news on his instagram alongside with a screenshot of Variety’s article, captioned as ‘The Idol @HBO’.


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Since then, people showed their excitement for the new series with fans commenting:


 ‘Already dominating the music industry so coming to dominate the TV industry too.’



While it’s thought this will be the singer’s first writing and producing gig, it won’t be the first time he’s acted. Tesfaye recently featured in Adam Sandler’s Uncut Gems, in which he played himself.