The Weeknd and ‘Euphoria’ creator’s series heading in a “new creative direction”

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A HBO series from The Weeknd and Euphoria creator Sam Levinson is undergoing an overhaul, according to reports. In a statement released on Monday (April 25), HBO said the series, titled The Idol, is ‘adjusting’ its cast and crew to serve a new direction.
‘The Idol’s creative team continues to build, refine, and evolve their vision for the show and they have aligned on a new creative direction,’ a statement reads.
‘The production will be adjusting its cast and crew accordingly to best serve this new approach to the series.