BLACKPINK’s K-pop star Jennie Kim is reportedly set to make her television debut on the HBO series. the idol.
The singer is currently in the thick of preparations for her comeback with female K-pop group BLACKPINK and their upcoming world tour.
Although the news hasn’t been confirmed yet, fans of the singer are excited about the potential cameo. Created by The Weeknd, Sam Levinson and Reza Fahim, it follows the story of a pop singer and LA club owner who is also a secret cult leader with a complicated relationship.
According to a South Korean media outlet, the K-pop idol “received an offer and is currently discussing it.” Jennie and The Weeknd were spotted together last November, sparking rumors of a possible collaboration.
BLACKPINK’s Jennie is in talks to join the idol‘
In the midst of releasing her comeback after a 20-month hiatus, BLACKPINK’s Jennie was the center of attention. A South Korean news outlet, TVDaily, claimed the 26-year-old rapper is in talks about possibly starring in the upcoming HBO series. the idol.
The cast includes Lily-Rose Depp, Troye Sivan, Debby Ruan, Steve Zissis and the show’s co-director The Weeknd, who will interpret the role of himself.
Speculation has increased as The Idol co-creator Reza Fahim is now following the singer on Instagram. If the rumors are true, Jennie will be the second member to debut as an actress. It would follow Kim Jisoo, who debuted for the series last October with famed actor Jung Haein snowdrop.
Fans react to ‘actress Jennie coming soon’
As soon as the news broke, the singer’s fans went wild on social media, expressing their excitement at her first television project abroad. It comes after BLACKPINK’s announcement confirming their expected comeback since their last drop, The albumin October 2020.
While The Idol has already started filming, BLACKPINK’s Jennie is reportedly in Los Angeles. However, the purpose of their journey is still unknown. Fans believe this is a sign of validation of her appearance on the show, trending “Actress Jennie Coming Soon” on Twitter. However, this has not yet been confirmed.
Jennie and The Weeknd Spotted Together – ‘It Makes Sense Now’
Seeing Jennie traveling back and forth to Los Angeles comes as no surprise to fans. However, Jennie and The Weeknd were spotted together in November 2021. Fans of both artists were distraught at the unexpected meeting.
Jennie traveled to the US to spend Halloween with her close friends The Khadra Twins and Deb Never. The group attended Kendal Jenner’s exclusive annual Halloween party. Days later, the K-pop star was photographed hugging The Weeknd outside a restaurant.
When the pictures came out, fans were excited for Jennie to meet one of their favorite artists. They also hoped for a possible collaboration between the two singers. Fast forward to seven months, the two could be sharing screens.
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