HBO Max launches drama series ‘Euphoria’ for an Emmy with an FYC event that brings the cast together

HBO held an FYC (For Your Consideration) event on Wednesday (April 20) at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. The event included a screening of Euphoria season two episode five which featured several dramatic scenes with series star Zendaya at the center of an intervention by family and friends. The episode is considered by many viewers to be one of the best of the season.

The FYC event also featured a panel discussion with cast and series creator Sam Levinson. On the black carpet, Zendaya shared with Variety where she hopes her “Rue” character will be on her way to sobriety as season four approaches. (see below)

During the panel discussion, Zendaya got emotional as she reflected on playing “Rue,” in season two and the impact of how viewers relate to the character, and the positives for those in our real lives struggling with addiction. (see below)

‘Euphoria’ co-star Hunter Schafer, speaking about the impact of her role as ‘Jules’ on the show, noted that she was aware of what the character meant to viewers in the trans community and in especially for trans youth seeing themselves authentically represented on screen. . (see below)

You can stream the second season of “Euphoria” on HBO Max.