HBO’s new trailer for The Idol seems to be like one other winner from A24

Impulsively, it looks like A24 content material is in all places, unexpectedly. The unbiased leisure firm behind this 12 months’s Greatest Image winner, for instance, can also be accountable for the #3 Netflix sequence on the earth proper now (Beef). It’s additionally received a brand new romantic drama referred to as Previous Lives coming subsequent month that appears staggeringly good — and it’s the corporate behind buzzy HBO content material like Euphoria and The Idol (additionally from Euphoria creator Sam Levinson).

HBO simply launched a brand new teaser for the latter, coming on June 4, wherein Lily-Rose Depp performs a fame-obsessed popstar wannabe named Jocelyn, who appears to be a solution to the query one character asks within the new teaser — about when the music trade final featured a “actually f**king nasty, nasty pop woman.” The Weeknd, in the meantime, performs a sex-mad cult chief named Tedros, and Jocelyn’s proximity to him takes her profession and her profile to the subsequent stage.

Except for nevertheless critics come to treat A24’s hotly anticipated new drama, one factor we do know for positive about The Idol is that it’s all however sure to increase HBO’s scorching streak of launching new dramas that get everybody speaking and drive curiosity and a focus on-line. The stacked forged — which additionally contains Dan Levy, Eli Roth, and Blackpink’s Jennie — will be sure that’s the case, as will the truth that it comes from Euphoria’s Levinson (however the much-talked-about protection in Rolling Stone that steered the present has already “gone wildly, disgustingly off the rails”).

As for the corporate behind it — once more, what else is there to say however what a run A24 is at present having. At this 12 months’s Oscars, Every thing, In all places, All At As soon as received seven of its 11 Academy Award nominations, together with Greatest Image, Greatest Actress, and Greatest Director.

Beef, in the meantime, has knocked it out of the park on Netflix, incomes reward as one of many streamer’s greatest TV releases of the 12 months thus far. The ten-episode drama is at present the #2 Netflix sequence within the US and, based mostly on Netflix’s newest weekly international High 10 chart, #3 on the earth (having racked up greater than 34 million hours seen in its first week).

Along with A24’s upcoming initiatives like The Idol, there’s additionally the film Previous Lives that I’m particularly wanting ahead to. Directed by Celine Track, this one already feels prefer it’ll find yourself being my favourite new film of 2023. The abstract, from A24:

Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply linked childhood mates, are wrest aside after Nora’s household emigrates from South Korea. Twenty years later, they’re reunited in New York for one fateful week as they confront notions of future, love, and the alternatives that make a life, on this heartrending trendy romance.