Sonoyo Mizuno and Julie Garner join Emma Stone and Jonah Hill in the 10-episode Netflix Series MANIAC. Both of the character details are being kept under wraps.
Filming recently began for the dark comedy in New York City. Cary Fukunaga is set to direct all episodes. Fukunaga produced and directed episodes for the dark anthology series, True Detective. Maniac was written by The Leftovers scribe, Patrick Sommerville. The dark comedy is based on the 2014 series that revolves around the fantasy world that an institutionalized man (Hill) creates.
Mizuno recently finished filming the Warner Bros film Crazy Rich Asians. She had her first breakout role as an android in Alex Garland’s Ex Machina. Other film credits include La La Land and the upcoming film Annihilation, also directed by Garland. She is represented by Silver Lining Entertainment, ICM, and Trokia in the UK.
Garner was most recently seen in the Netflix original series, Ozark which was renewed for a second season. Other credits include The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Marth Marcy May Marlene. She is represented by UTA and Anonymous Content.
April Dawn | Editorial Intern