Zendaya is making her way back to the small screen. The actress has been cast in the lead role of an HBO drama pilot Euphoria, Variety reports.
The show is an adaptation of an Israeli series and is “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,” played by Zendaya, per the report.
The actress, who was the star of Disney Channel’s K.C. Undercover, most recently appeared on the big screen in Spider-Man: Homecoming and The Greatest Showman.
The pilot also stars Maude Apatow, Brian “Astro” Bradley, Angus Cloud, Eric Dane, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, Storm Reid, Hunter Schafer and Sydney Sweeney.
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