Sadness for fans as hit TV show boss dies

Kevin Turen, a producer who contributed to TV series such as Euphoria and The Idol, has passed away at the age of 44.

His demise was confirmed by his father, Edward Turen, who expressed in a poignant statement provided to Deadline: “Kevin was so incredibly special, this world is going to be less without him.”

Turen served as a producer on a diverse range of projects, including the 2020 film Pieces of a Woman, the 2022 Nicolas Cage movie The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, and the mini-series Irma Vep.

He held the position of executive producer on The Idol, the contentious show featuring Abel Tesfaye – better known by his stage name, The Weeknd – and Lily-Rose Depp.

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