News HBO Greenlights “Manaic Cop” TV Series from Nicolas Winding Refn! Published 6 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 News6 hours ago Freddy Krueger Actor Robert Englund Ready For New Take on Character News2 days ago Jason Blum Says the Trailer for ‘Halloween Kills’ is Coming Soon and Looking Really Good Blu-Ray & DVD3 days ago Tobe Hooper’s ‘Salem’s Lot’ Getting Region Free Blu-Ray in the UK This May News3 days ago ’28 Weeks Later’ Actress Imogen Poots Would Love to Return for ’28 Months Later’ Sequel News4 days ago [Trailer] ‘Gremlins’ Star Zach Galligan Takes on Dolls, Clowns and Leprechauns in ‘Evil Little Things’ News4 weeks ago ‘Halloween Ends’ Will Begin Filming in the Next Three to Four Months News3 weeks ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News4 weeks ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Trailer Arriving in June? Possible World Premiere at TIFF This September News3 weeks ago Director Damien Leone Promises That ‘Terrifier 2’ is Going to “Blow Your Fucking Minds” News2 days ago Jason Blum Says the Trailer for ‘Halloween Kills’ is Coming Soon and Looking Really Good News4 days ago [Trailer] ‘Gremlins’ Star Zach Galligan Takes on Dolls, Clowns and Leprechauns in ‘Evil Little Things’ News3 weeks ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News1 month ago [Trailer] Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Dares You to Repeat His Name Five Times News1 month ago Poster and Teaser Trailer Arrives for Director Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ Reboot News2 months ago [Trailer] Eric Dean Hordes’ Throwback Horror ‘Trolls World’ Brings Back ‘Troll 2’ Actor George Hardy 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!