“Blinding Lights” singer The Weeknd ( who now goes by his birth name, Abel Tesfaye) has been known for his contributions to humanitarian causes.
The series marks the first foray by Tesfaye, better known as megastar The Weeknd, into acting. He stars as Tedros, a Los Angeles nightclub impresario who is Jocelyn's love interest.
He also mentioned, "I’m going through a cathartic path right now. It’s getting to a place and a time where I’m getting ready to close The Weeknd chapter.
My Dear Melancholy remains a highlight in The Weeknd’s catalogue.