Blackpink’s Jennie is all set to mark her performing debut with the upcoming HBO sequence The Idol. The Sam Levinson-led sequence was lately screened out of competitors on the Cannes Movie Competition, the place Jennie was current together with the forged, together with Lily-Rose Depp and Abel ‘The Weeknd’ Tesfaye. When requested about her choice to decide on the sequence as her performing debut, Jennie stated that she had adopted the director’s work for a very long time and wished to work with him. (Additionally learn: The Idol first reactions are in: HBO present divides Cannes with ‘an excessive amount of nudity’)
Controversy surrounding The Idol
The Idol, created by Euphoria’s Sam Levinson, payments itself because the “sleaziest love story in all of Hollywood”. Even earlier than the sequence had premiered it was mired in controversy. A report was printed just a few months in the past the place a dozen nameless members from the crew labelled the set of the present to be exceedingly poisonous. At Cannes, the premiere garnered a 5-minute standing ovation amid surprising, divisive reactions on social media.
Did not bear any preparation
In an interview with Ladies’s Put on Every day proper forward of her Cannes purple carpet debut, Jennie revealed that she didn’t must bear any preparation for the function because the director wished her to be pure. “It was a possibility to only be myself and be courageous. I didn’t actually prepare for it, or prep something… Sam wished me to only be myself. It undoubtedly was a problem, as a result of I’ve by no means skilled something like that earlier than. It was like, breaking a wall for me.” She additional added that actor Lily-Rose Depp was supportive and made her really feel comfy in the course of the taking pictures course of.
Admiration for the director
Jennie additionally talked about her expertise engaged on the present and what attracted her to the half within the first place. She stated that because the sequence was in regards to the music trade, she thought it could be an important alternative for her. “I’ve been admiring Sam’s work for a really very long time… I trusted Sam to be collaborative with all of the scenes that we might be engaged on collectively, as a result of it was in regards to the trade. The truth that it was in regards to the music trade fascinated me, and I assumed I might convey one thing to the function,” she stated.
The Idol is ready to launch on HBO from June 4.