BLACKPINK’s Jennie is finally making her much-awaited debut as an actress with an HBO show. The details regarding Jennie’s character in the show have not been revealed yet, but fans have already gotten a peek at her look for the show in the many trailers that The Weeknd has released so far. Now HBO has confirmed that the TV Show will air in June after the 4th season of Succession, which will start airing in march.
‘The Idol’ is a story about the industrial world of a popular pop idol star, co-produced by The Weeknd and director Sam Levinson, who directed the HBO drama ‘Euphoria’. This drama attracted attention as Jennie’s first overseas drama and acting debut, it also stars global top stars such as Lily-Rose Depp, Able Tespay, and Troye Sivan.
Previously, Jennie said through her agency, “As soon as I read the script, I felt so excited that I really wanted to do the show.” As such, Jennie’s acting, which is her first debut as an actress, draws attention.
Meanwhile, BLACKPINK, the K-Pop group to which Jennie belongs, is currently carrying out the largest world tour of a K-pop girl group, attracting about 1.5 million people. After successfully completing the 14 concerts in North America in 7 cities last year and the 10 concerts in Europe in 7 cities last year, the group shared more fans through the 22 concerts in 12 cities in Asia this year. In addition, the group will also appear at the ‘Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’ in the US in April and ‘Hyde Park British Summertime Festival’ in the UK in July on stage as a headliner.
Jennie made her solo debut in 2019 with her single also titled “SOLO”. Jennie was the first BLACKPINK member to go solo, but hasn’t released a solo album yet. She also debuted a new song You&Me at the Born Pink World Tour.