After appearing in The Greatest Showman and Spider Man: Homecoming, Zendaya’s acting projects have taken a more mature turn, as she has landed a role as the lead in the upcoming HBO drama EuphoriaZendaya will play Rue, a teenager with a substance abuse problem. Based off an Israeli series, the coming-of-age-tale will explore issues involving relationships, substance abuse, identity, social media, and trauma.

A Wrinkle Time star Storm Reid is also set to star in the drama as Gia; it is speculated that she will be playing Zendaya’s sister. Alongside Reid, the show also features a stacked cast including  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, Hunter Schafer as Jules, and Sydney Sweeney as Cassie.

A premiere date for the series has not yet been announced; however, we will certainly keep you updated!

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