News HBO Greenlights “Manaic Cop” TV Series from Nicolas Winding Refn! Published 4 months 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 Comments Advertisement Facebook Featured Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UoSqJFMS-A&t=20s Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News3 days ago Blumhouse is About to Begin Working on ‘Halloween Ends’ News3 days ago ‘Revenge of the Living Dead’ Graphic Novel is a Sequel to ‘Return of the Living Dead’ News3 days ago Producer Jason Blum Says ‘Halloween Kills’ Feels Like a Complete Movie Blu-Ray & DVD4 days ago Stephen King’s ‘Doctor Sleep’ Getting Limited Edition Director’s Cut on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray in the UK News5 days ago [Image] Tate Steinsiek’s ‘Castle Freak’ Remake to World Premiere at Chattanooga Film Festival News3 weeks ago Non-Spoiler Details from Thursday Nights Test Screening of ‘Halloween Kills’ News2 weeks ago James Jude Courtney Talks ‘Halloween Kills’ Intensity: “We Pumped Up the Volume on This One” News4 weeks ago Blumhouse’s ‘Halloween Kills’ Will Test Screen This Thursday in Los Angeles News1 week ago Jason Blum Says the Canvas of ‘Halloween Kills’ is Very Large News3 days ago Blumhouse is About to Begin Working on ‘Halloween Ends’ News2 weeks ago [Trailer] Eric Dean Hordes’ Throwback Horror ‘Trolls World’ Brings Back ‘Troll 2’ Actor George Hardy News2 weeks ago James Jude Courtney Talks ‘Halloween Kills’ Intensity: “We Pumped Up the Volume on This One” News2 weeks ago [Trailer] Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson Team to Solve Grisly Murders in ‘Spiral: From the Book of Saw’ News1 month ago Jamie Lee Curtis Had to Adapt to Some Limitations and Interesting Changes in ‘Halloween Kills’ News1 month ago [Video] Anthony Michael Hall Says ‘Halloween Kills’ is “Really Intense” Trending Editorials4 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News3 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News3 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD3 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News3 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News3 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News3 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News3 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!