The Weeknd performs SoFi: Watch the trailer for the HBO particular
HBO has dropped a trailer for its dwell recording of one of many Weeknd’s performances at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood final fall.
The Weeknd carried out four-ish sold-out exhibits in September and November on the tail finish of his After Hours Til Dawn Tour. Why the “ish”? The “Blinding Lights” singer misplaced his voice throughout the second gig, abruptly ending the present simply three songs into his set. The third and fourth exhibits had been make-up performances after his cancellation.
Though it’s unclear which of the performances is the point of interest for the upcoming particular, “The Weeknd: Live at SoFi Stadium,” it’s secure to imagine he had his voice intact whereas HBO’s cameras had been rolling.
The trailer, set to the Swedish House Mafia remix of “Sacrifice,” provides viewers a peak into the spectacle of a efficiency, which in response to Times music critic Mikael Wood included “a giant inflatable moon” and “digital imagery to approximate a dystopian cityscape” whereas “a phalanx of dancers in hooded red robes conjured a vaguely occult vibe as they moved in formation around the singer down a lengthy runway.”
We even get a glimpse of the singer’s “creepy mask that made him resemble a victim of some botched plastic-surgery procedure.”
During his first present at SoFi, HBO cameras had been rolling for a distinct mission altogether: The Grammy-winning chart-topper can also be co-starring alongside Lily-Rose Depp within the upcoming HBO drama “The Idol.” Depp appeared onstage in the beginning of the Weeknd’s September present, delivering a dramatic speech in regards to the “tough year” she had endured and thanking the viewers for “your grace.”
“Tonight is incredibly special because I have the opportunity to introduce you to the love of my life — the man who pulled me through the darkest hours and into the light,” Depp stated earlier than the Weeknd joined her onstage. She known as him “Tedros,” his character’s title on “The Idol.”
In the upcoming present, which was helmed by “Euphoria” creator Sam Levinson and is predicted this summer time, the Weeknd performs a mysterious membership proprietor whereas Depp is a troubled pop star.
The Weeknd’s efficiency particular will stream on HBO Max beginning Feb. 25.