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Zendaya-led HBO show 'Euphoria' to air on June 16

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

"Euphoria", fronted by Zendaya, is set to premiere on on June 16, the network announced.

The new trailer for the drama, which dropped Thursday, revealed the airing date.

Based on Israeli series of the same name, the show will see portray Rue, a lying drug-addicted 17-year-old girl in the series.

Revolving around a group of teenagers, an official synopsis of "Euphoria" describes how the show "follows a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship."

The series is directed by

Written by Sam Levinson, the show also features Storm Reid, Maude Apatow, Brian Bradley, Eric Dane, Angus Cloud, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, and

The Israeli show was created by Ron Leshem, and Tmira Yardeni, who also serve as executive producers on the American version.

The US adaptation will be produced by A24. Ravi Nandan, Kevin Turen, Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein, Mirit Toovi, Yoram Mokadi, and are attached to executive produce.

will also reprise her role in "Spider-Man: Far From Home", slated to be released on June 5.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 17:55 IST