Euphoria Teaser: HBO’s newest teen drama sets premiere date
HBO has released the official teaser for their forthcoming teen drama series Euphoria, featuring our first look at the show’s main characters. Starring The Greatest Showman actress Zendaya, the series is scheduled to make its debut on June 16, exclusively on HBO. Check out the video below!
Based on an Israeli series of the same name, Euphoria will follow a group of high school students as they struggle to move through the worlds of drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship.The original series that was created by Ron Leshem, Daphna Levin and Tmira Yardeni ran for just 10 episodes from 2012 to 2013.
It features an ensemble cast that includes Zendaya (Spider-Man: Homecoming) in the lead role of Rue. Also starring in the series are Maude Apatow (This is 40), Eric Dane (The Last Ship), Barbie Ferreira, Storm Reid (A Wrinkle in Time), Sydney Sweeney (Sharp Objects), Algee Smith (The Hate U Give), Jacob Elordi (Kissing Booth), Barbie Ferreira (How to Behave), Hunter Schafer, Austin Abrams (The Walking Dead), Alexa Demie and Nika King.
Euphoria, which is being developed for and written for HBO by Sam Levinson (Assassination Nation), is also produced by indie production company A24, who delivered last year’s acclaimed Amazon series, Comrade Detective.
The series is executive produced by Grammy Award-winning artist Drake (Degrassi: The Next Generation) and Future the Prince along with Levinson, Leshem, Levin, and Yardeni. Ravi Nandan, Kevin Turen, Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein, Mirit, Toovi, Yoram Mokadi and Gary Lennon will also serve as executive producers.