If you love Israeli TV series but have trouble watching them because of the language barrier, then either make do with the subtitles or wait for a network to adapt it for you. In the long list of popular Israeli shows that have received an American twist, another name is added- ‘Euphoria’. It is a remake of a teen drama of the same name. However, some major changes have been made in the adaptation. While the original series follows the murder of a young teenager, the American adaptation follows the story of a young girl struggling with drug addiction.
It has been created for HBO by Sam Levinson, who is also known for his work in ‘Assassination Nation’, ‘Another Happy Day’, ‘The Wizard of Lies’ and ‘What Just Happened’. He also executive produces it alongside Drake, Future the Prince, Ron Leshem, Daphna Levin, Tmira Yardeni, Ravi Nandan, Kevin Turen, Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein, Mirit Toovi, Yoram Mokadi and Gary Lennon. The episodes have been directed by Augustine Frizzell, Levinson, Jennifer Morrison and Pippa Bianco. The show follows the story of a bunch of teenagers who are tackling their problems further complicated by the indulgence in things like drugs.
Euphoria Cast: Who’s in It?
The cast of ‘Euphoria’ is led by Zendaya. She plays the role of Rue, a recovering drug addict who has to find a purpose in her life. She gained recognition for her role in Disney Channel’s ‘Shake It Up’. She has also appeared in ‘The Greatest Showman’, ‘Dancing with the Stars’, ‘The OA’, ‘Black-ish’, She currently stars as Michelle “MJ” Jones in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s ‘Spider-Man’ movies. She is also a part of Dennis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated ‘Dune’.
Hunter Schafer plays the role of Jules Vaughn, a new girl in town who becomes friends with Rue. Jules is a trans character. Schafer’s casting for the role was also supported by her work as an LGBT rights activist. She has also worked as a model for some big brands like Dior, Tommy Hilfiger, Emilio Pucci and Erdem, among others. She also found a place in Teen Vogue’s “21 Under 21” list.
Jacob Elrodi plays the role of Nate Jacobs. He is best-known for his role as Noah Flynn in Netflix’s teen-movie, ‘The Kissing Booth’. He is set to reprise his role in the sequel of the film. His other future projects include ‘The Mortuary Collection’, ‘2 Hearts’ and ‘The Bend’.