Netflix Maniac Remake To Debut September

Netflix has announced that its ten-part adaptation of Maniac, the 2014 Norwegian series by Espen PA Lervåg and Håkon Bast Mossige, will debut 21st September. Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) directs.

Maniac follows Annie Landsberg (Emma Stone) and Owen Milgrim (Jonah Hill), two strangers drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial for their own reasons. Annie is aimless and fixated on broken relationships while Owen struggles with a disputed case of schizophrenia.

Along with ten other strangers they begin a three-day drug trial that Dr. James K. Mantleray (Justin Theroux) assures them has no side effects and will solve their problems forever. But things don’t turn out quite as planned…