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Lily-Rose Depp makes her film debut in The idolHBO’s highly anticipated original series from Euphoria creator Sam Levinson and music star Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye about a troubled pop star trying to make a comeback.
Depp stars as Jocelyn, a grieving singer whose mental breakdown derails her latest tour. As she attempts to reclaim her pop music throne, she is mentored by Tedros (Tesfaye), a Hollywood nightclub manager and self-help guru. Joselyn and Tedros navigate “the gutters of Hollywood” without a shortage of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll, and the drama drew criticism that it “went wildly, disgustingly off the rails” after cast changes and the departure of its original director. Amy Seimetz, according to one Rolling stone report.
The idol also stars Troye Sivan, Dan Levy, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Eli Roth, Hari Nef, Jane Adams, Jennie Ruby Jane, Mike Dean, Moses Sumney, Rachel Sennott, Ramsey, Suzanna Son and Hank Azaria.
Below you can read how you can watch The idol online.
How to watch The idol Online: Premiere date, episode release schedule
The idol premieres Sunday, June 4 at 6pm PT / 9pm ET exclusively on HBO and will be available to stream simultaneously on max (formerly HBO Max). The first season consists of six episodes and each part is released weekly. The final will air on July 9.
Maximum streaming plans start at $10 per month with ads or $16 per month for the ad-free package; you can also save up to 20 percent with annual billing ($100 to $150 with or without ads, respectively). The new Ultimate ad-free tier is $20 per month (or $200 per year) and includes streaming on four devices simultaneously, 4K Ultra HD resolution, 100 offline downloads, and Dolby Atmos sound.
Max subscribers get access to award-winning series and original shows, including Succession; The last of us; Game of Thrones and its prequel series, House of the Dragon; Euphoria; The White Lotus; Sex and the city continued series And just like that; Friends; and more. Oscar-nominated movies such as Elvis And The Banshees of Inisherinthe entire Harry Potter franchise (including the Return to Hogwarts 20th Anniversary Special), The Matrix Resurrections and many other movies are also included. The ad-free plan also allows you to download content to watch offline, watch Warner Bros. movies on the same day as theatrical release, and watch select movies in 4K HD quality.
While the streaming service doesn’t offer a trial period, subscribers to Amazon’s Prime Video or Hulu can watch The idol free when they add the Max channel to their subscription. A membership of Prime ($15 per month or $139 per year) or the standalone Prime Video service ($9 per month) is required in addition to the maximum add-on fee of $16 per month. HuluThe Basic plan is $8 per month and you can add Max for an additional $16 per month.
AT&T subscribers can also get Max free with select phone, TV and wireless internet plans. Read more here.
If you prefer to cut the cord completely, you can watch HBO with a subscription DirectTVwhich carries the channel and many other premium entertainment, sports and news networks.