Jocelyn’s Choreography on ‘The Idol’ Was Inspired by Bob Fosse — and Went Viral on TikTok

The Idol” may not be getting much critical love, but one place it’s thriving? TikTok.

While pop star Jocelyn (Lily-Rose Depp) drives herself to a mental and physical breaking point while shooting a music video for her new single “World Class Sinner / I’m a Freak,” creators have embraced Nina McNeely’s choreography.

Yet when it comes to McNeely’s influences, the word “trending” doesn’t really apply — it’s more like “classic,” as the choreographer looked to dances that have stood the test of time for 25 years or more for inspiration.“I wanted to dig into the classic tropes of what makes a pop star an icon,” McNeely told IndieWire.

“I thought of stars like Madonna and others who used eroticism to push the boundaries and make big statements.” McNeely began researching the great erotic dance moments in film and music videos and started with one of the…

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