Kid Cudi To Star in New HBO Series ‘We Are Who We Are’

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Rapper Kid Cudi will be brushing up on his acting skills in HBO’s new show We Are Who We Are

This week, HBO released the trailer for their new series We Are Who We Are, starring Kid Cudi. The show, which revolves around two American teens from two military families, is a coming-of-age story that takes place outside of Venice, Italy, and depicts the growing pains of being a teenager.

The two teens, Caitlin and Fraser, become friends when Fraser and his family move to the military base. They find that they have a lot in common as they deal with coming to terms with their sexualities and moving toward adulthood.


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We Are Who We Are was created and directed by Luca Guadagnino, who also directed the Academy Award-winning movie Call Me By Your Name. The film features other big names like The Act star Chloe Sevigny and rising star Jack Dylan Grazer of It.

Kid Cudi, whose real name is Scott Mescudi, is set to play Richard Harper, an American soldier and the father of Caitlin, whom he shares a close relationship with. Kid Cudi has had small roles in other television shows such as How To Make It In America and Westworld, and fans are even more eager to see his performance in We Are Who We Are after watching the attention-grabbing trailer.

After the success of Call Me By Your Name, the pressure is on for Guadagnino to deliver in his new series. Be sure to catch the premiere of We Are Who We Are Sept. 14 on HBO.