“We were able to relive old times,”. “It’s like we’re 12-year-olds again talking on set in this weird language only we can understand. And we got to explore a different dynamic onscreen that I think is something real, real different.”
The HBO drama pilot “Euphoria” has set its main cast, with Zendaya cast in the lead role, Variety has learned.
The project, an adaptation of the Israeli series of the same name, is describe as the story of drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship all told by a lying, drug addicted 17 year old girl named Rue.
Zendaya will play Rue. In addition, the pilot will also feature: Maude Apatow as Lexi, Brian “Astro” Bradley as McKay, Angus Cloud 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.
Zendaya is best known for her starring role in the Disney Channel series “KC Undercover.” She has also starred in several hit films of late, including “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “The Greatest Showman.” She will next be seen playing Meechee in the W
arner Brothers animated film “Smallfoot” this September.
Tonight Zendaya attended the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in Los Angeles where she won Best Movie Actress. We uploaded pictures from the the main show and backstage. Look for an updated version of this post as we get red carpet photos.
From time to time we shine a light on some of the harsh words posted on social media about famous people. Tonight we turn our focus to musicians and bands in our fourth all-music edition of #MeanTweets featuring Nick Jonas, Usher, Pink, Alice Cooper, The Lumineers, Common, Blink-182, Steve Aoki, TLC, Fall Out Boy, Zendaya, Ludacris, Adam Levine, Niall Horan, Erykah Badu, Meghan Trainor, Depeche Mode & Green Day.