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HBO has officially picked up the drama ‘Euphoria’ with Drake and Future the Prince to serve as the series’ executive producers. According to Variety, “This will mark the first TV producing credit for both Drake and Future the prince, with the former known early in his career for his time as an actor on “Degrassi: The Next Generation” before becoming a world-renowned musician. future the prince serves as Drake’s DJ and manager.”
The episodes of the series are being written by Sam Levison, who will also serve as executive producer. Zendaya will play the lead role of Rue. In addition, the show will also star: Maude Apatow as Lexi, Brian “Astro” Bradley as McKay, Angus Could as Fezco, Eric Dane as Cal, Alexa Demie as Maddy, Jacob Elordi as Nate, Barbie Ferreira as Kat, Nika King as Leslie, Storm Reid as Gia, Hunter Schafer as Jules, and Sydney Sweeney as Cassie.
“Euphoria” follows a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love, and friendship. It is based on the Israeli series of the same name from HOT that was created by Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin, both of whom are executive producers on the HBO version.
Written By: Fantasia Harvey