Maniac (TV series)
|Created by||Cary Fukunaga|
|Written by||Patrick Somerville|
|Directed by||Cary Fukunaga|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||30 minutes|
Maniac is an upcoming American dark-comedy television series by Cary Fukunaga, with the main roles played by Jonah Hill and Emma Stone. The show is set to air in 2017 on Netflix. The project was ordered to series on January 23, 2016. In October 2016, Patrick Somerville was tapped to write the series.
The Norwegian original is created by Espen PA Lervaag and Håkon Bast Mossige.
The series is based on a Norwegian comedy series of the same name from 2014. The show is about a man living a fantasy life in his dreams, who is actually locked up at a mental institution.
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