HBO Orders Pilot for Israeli Drama ‘Euphoria’

Variety | 3/13/2018 | Debra Birnbaum
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JERUSALEM — HBO is moving ahead with a pilot for teen drama “Euphoria,” based on the Israeli format.

HBO programming president made the announcement at the INTV Conference in Israel, telling the audience, “We gave the greenlight on Friday.”

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The original ten-part drama series–which was created by Ron Leshem, Daphna Levin and Tmira Yardeni–aired on Israel’s HOT3.

HBO Drama SVP Francesca Orsi described the series as ” ‘Kids’ meets ‘Trainspotting’,” she said. “And what might exist when parents don’t exist.” Added drama SVP David Levine, “We’re always looking for things from Israel, because of the innovation and the way things are filmed.”

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