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Will There Be a Season 2 of The Idol?

Will There Be a Season 2 of The Idol?


The primary season of “The Idol” wraps this Sunday, however in line with star Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph, there’s undoubtedly extra story left to inform. “I completely suppose there is a season two. I am not saying it is official, however there’s undoubtedly a complete huge world that may very well be developed,” Randolph instructed Deadline in an interview printed on Might 23. The outlet additionally reported that Randolph, who performs Jocelyn’s (Lily-Rose Depp) supervisor, Future, acquired the loudest cheer of anybody on the present’s Cannes Movie Pageant premiere on Might 22.

Chatting with POPSUGAR on Might 24, Randolph expressed comparable sentiments, saying, “No official talks, however everybody’s hopeful. We actually love doing this undertaking and would like to do it once more.” Jane Adams, who performs report label government Nikki who works with Jocelyn, additionally instructed us she’d return for a second season. “It is actually thrilling working with Sam [Levinson]. He is great to work with,” she mentioned. “I’ve numerous reminiscences of fine laughs.”

In an interview with Selection printed June 29, Randolph as soon as once more famous “that everybody’s intention is to have a second season.” She added: “This was by no means supposed to be a restricted collection. Nothing is official, however HBO is sort of completely happy.”

Of what Randolph wish to see within the second season, she instructed POPSUGAR she’d love an exploration of “Jocelyn and Tedros’s [Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye] relationship now at this new type and what that is like.” She defined, “I believe you’d see increasingly more of the truth that Tedros really is sort of gifted. I might simply see him maybe even becoming a member of the group in a roundabout way, form, or type.”

“The Idol” was created by Tesfaye, Sam Levinson, and Reza Fahim. It tells the story of Jocelyn, a pop star coping with psychological well being struggles whereas caught within the crosshairs of the predatory music business. Along with Depp, the star-studded solid contains Hari Nef, Troye Sivan, Jennie Kim, and Rachel Sennott. “Euphoria” star Alexa Demie additionally seems briefly in a membership in a single scene, indicating that “The Idol” and Levinson’s different main HBO undertaking might happen in the identical universe.

Whereas discussing the potential for a season two, Randolph mentioned she’d love for Colman Domingo, who performs Ali on “Euphoria,” to affix the solid. “I personally actually love Colman Domingo as a human being and as an actor,” she instructed POPSUGAR. “There have been talks of potential crossovers of characters from ‘Euphoria,’ these two fully completely different worlds. If there was a manner by which Colman’s character might come over, I am simply considering off the highest of my head, how humorous if we had an intervention and sat [Jocelyn] down and had a chat together with her.”

“The Idol” skilled some artistic turmoil; director Amy Seimetz exited the undertaking and Levinson changed her. A March Rolling Stone exposé alleged that the set was stricken by toxicity, significantly after Seimetz’s exit, although A24 and HBO denied these allegations. Early critiques popping out of Cannes have additionally expressed shock on the present’s express themes.

Randolph instructed Deadline that the Rolling Stone report’s allegations have been exaggerated. “I would not even be part of no mess like that,” she mentioned. “So for me, I simply let individuals suppose what they suppose. However I used to be excited. We’re not even out but, and persons are getting labored up.” Randolph additionally famous that the eye is simply feeding into the present’s affect. “The best way the world is now in case you’re getting that a lot buzz and it is not even out but — that’s the finest press you will get,” she mentioned. “If nothing else, persons are going to observe it.”

Whereas we do not know something a few potential season two of “The Idol” as of now, keep tuned for extra data.



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