The Weeknd, Lily-Rose Depp, Blackpink's Jennie Kim and extra hit the pink carpet in Cannes for the world premiere of 'The Idol.' Listed below are the 16 greatest pictures.

  • The primary two episodes of HBO’s “The Idol” had been screened on the Cannes Movie Competition on Monday.
  • Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, Lily-Rose Depp, Blackpink’s Jennie Kim, and extra walked the pink carpet.
  • The music business drama debuts on HBO on Sunday, June 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

On Monday, the Cannes Movie Competition hosted the world premiere of HBO’s newest unique drama collection, “The Idol.” 

Co-created by Sam Levinson, the person behind “Euphoria,” together with Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye and Reza Fahim, the collection — which grew to become embroiled in controversy earlier this yr after an explosive Rolling Stone report — revolves round an enigmatic LA membership proprietor who secretly runs a cult akin to NXIVM and an aspiring feminine pop star.

Whereas the 2 episodes that screened acquired a five-minute standing ovation, the primary evaluations and reactions have been rather more divisive. Examine among the reactions from critics right here.

Viewers will be capable to choose the collection for themselves when “The Idol” debuts on HBO on Sunday, June 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

For now, listed below are the perfect pictures from the premiere.