Netflix Snags Jonah Hill & Emma Stone Comedy “Maniac”


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Just a few days after announcing that Paramount and were pitching starring and , Netflix has closed a deal giving the dark comedy a ten episode series order.

True Detective‘s is expected to direct the ten episodes, which are based on the 2014 Norwegian series about a guy who lives a fantasy life in his dreams but in reality is locked up at an institution. Hill will play the protagonist confined to a mental institution while Stone plays a fellow patient.

Fukunaga, Hill, and Stone are all executive producers on the project along with Oscar winner and of Anonymous, , , , and , will co-executive produce.

Fukunaga and Stone are repped by and . Hill is repped by and .

 | Staff Writer

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