HBO has handed Euphoria, a “Kids-meets-Trainspotting” teen drama based on an Israeli format, a series greenlight. The announcement was made by HBO Programming President Casey Bloys at the INTV conference in Jerusalem.
Euphoria, which was produced by Teddy Productions and for cable network HOT3, follows a group of high school students as they attempt to cope through drugs, sex and violence in an effort to make sense of an uncertain future. It follows the true story of a teenager who was murdered outside a club. It chronicles the lives of the teens from the club a year after the tragedy and the paths they take to cope and escape reality.