News HBO Greenlights “Manaic Cop” TV Series from Nicolas Winding Refn! Published 1 week ago on October 11, 2019 By Nick Bond Share Tweet According to a report via Deadline, “Maniac Cop” is getting its own TV series reimagining, which has been greenlight by HBO. Showrunner Nicolas Winding Refn (The Neon Demon) and John Hyams (Universal Soldier: Regeneration) will executive produce and direct. RELATED: DIRECTOR JOHN HYAMS SAYS ‘MANIAC COP’ REMAKE IS GOING TO HAPPEN The “Maniac Cop” TV series will be the first production for byNWR Originals, an independent studio launched by Refn. Set in Los Angeles, “Maniac Cop” is told through a kaleidoscope of characters, from cop to common criminal. A killer in uniform has uncaged mayhem upon the streets. Paranoia leads to social disorder as a city wrestles with the mystery of the exterminator in blue – is he mere mortal, or a supernatural force? “I’ve always been a devoted admirer of John Hyams,” said Refn. “We’ve been talking about a re-imagining of the Maniac Cop films for a number of years, but as we continued to work on the material, we found ourselves wanting to explore the world we were creating in greater depth. Turning Maniac Cop into a series will allow us to realize our wildest ambitions and to reach an enormous audience though partners HBO and Canal+. This show will be an unadulterated, action-packed horror odyssey. Given the current state of the world, though, Maniac Cop will also be a strong commentary on the decline of civilization.” Nick Hall, Lene Borglum, Frederic Fiore, Alex Gayner, Efe Cakarel and William Lustig will executive produce the project. Related Topics:John HyamsManaic CopNicolas Winding Refn Up Next Scream Factory Shares Spec Details and Artwork for ‘Road Games’ Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray Don't Miss Charles Cyphers Returns as Sheriff Leigh Brackett in Blumhouse’s ‘Halloween Kills’ Advertisement You may like Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Maniac Cop” Will Be a Cocaine-Fueled, Neon-Soaked Universe Icon Film Just Released a Collector’s Edition of Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Drive’ on Blu-Ray Larry Cohen Says Nicolas Refn’s ‘Maniac Cop’ Remake Could be Dead 4K Restoration of George A. Romero’s ‘Dawn of the Dead’ Gets an Epic Italian Blu-Ray The Neon Demon International Poster Looks Awesome And Very Creepy! Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Maniac Cop’ Remake Gets The Green Light Click to comment Advertisement Facebook Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News2 days ago Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Maniac Cop” Will Be a Cocaine-Fueled, Neon-Soaked Universe Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago Arrow Video Releasing Vincent Price ‘Six Gothic Tales’ Movie Collection on UK Blu-Ray News3 days ago Tommy Doyle Actor Anthony Michael Hall Grasps a Baseball Bat on the Set of ‘Halloween kills’ News3 days ago Danielle Harris Says Adam Green is Planning Two More ‘Hatchet’ Sequels News4 days ago Laura Vandervoort Spreads Bloodthirsty Virus in New ‘Rabid’ Remake Trailer News4 weeks ago Cassandra Peterson Confirms One More ‘Elvira’ Movie is in the Works Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago 88 Films Reveals Final Cover Artwork for ‘Christmas Evil’ and ‘Terror Train’ UK Blu-Rays News2 weeks ago Old School Michael Myers Stalks the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ in Wilmington, North Carolina News3 days ago Tommy Doyle Actor Anthony Michael Hall Grasps a Baseball Bat on the Set of ‘Halloween kills’ News4 weeks ago [Gallery] Own HCG’s Exclusive Michael Myers Life-Size Bust This October News4 days ago Laura Vandervoort Spreads Bloodthirsty Virus in New ‘Rabid’ Remake Trailer News2 weeks ago Patrick Lussier and Todd Farmer’s Halloween Horror ‘Trick’ Gets Stabby Trailer News2 weeks ago Take a Look at Young Danny Torrance in New ‘Doctor Sleep’ Featurette News4 weeks ago Watch New 6 Minute Featurette for Shudder’s “Creepshow” TV Series News1 month ago Jamie Lee Curtis Promises “Sensational” End to the ‘Halloween’ Trilogy Trending Editorials4 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!