Connection is everything in new Maniac featurette
Netflix has released a new featurette for their dark comedy series Maniac featuring interviews from director Cary Joji Fukunaga, writer Patrick Somerville and its main cast including Emma Stone, Sally Field and Jonah Hill talking about the show’s theme/concept and how it came to be. Check out the video below!
Maniac is based on the 2014 Norwegian series and is largely set in the fantasy worlds of the characters that Jonah Hill and Emma Stone play. Justin Theroux will play the role of James Mantleray. There is no official word on who Mantleray is, though the site reports that he’s believed to be playing an alcoholic doctor in the mad scientist vein.
The series also stars Sally Field as Dr. Greta Mantleray, Sonoya Mizuno as Dr. Fujita, Aaralyn Anderson as Belle Milgrim, Geoffrey Cantor as Frank, Julia Garner as Ellie, Josh Pais as Andy, , Jemima Kirke, and Rob Yang as Matt Ming.
Emmy-winner Cary Joji Fukunaga (Beasts of No Nation, True Detective) directed all of the episodes, and the show was written by Patrick Somerville.
Maniac is executive produced by Stone, Hill and Fukunaga with Michael Sugar and Doug Wald from Anonymous Content, Kruke Kristiansen and Anne Kolbjornsen, and Espen PA Lervaag and Kjetil Indegard. Ashley Zalta serves as co-executive producer.
You can now watch all the episodes at Neflix.