News Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Maniac Cop” Will Be a Cocaine-Fueled, Neon-Soaked Universe Published 4 weeks ago on October 16, 2019 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Last Friday, Deadline reported that a “Maniac Cop” TV series has been given the greenlight by HBO. Showrunner Nicolas Winding Refn (The Neon Demon) and John Hyams (Universal Soldier: Regeneration) will executive produce and direct. The creators are promising a cocaine-fueled, neon-soaked, bubble gum-wrapped, mayhem-infused, speed-driven universe. RELATED: HBO GREENLIGHTS “MANAIC COP” TV SERIES FROM NICOLAS WINDING REFN! Refn teased fans on Twitter with the following message: Dear Friends❤️Maniac Cop will be my version of a cocaine-fueled, neon-soaked, bubble gum-wrapped, mayhem-infused, speed-driven universe of thrill-seekers who are consumed by that ever-present struggle of good vs. evil…but evil is winning.👮♂️☠️👊 #byNWR #byNWROriginals #ManiacCop pic.twitter.com/nesXYXpA0S — Nicolas Winding Refn (@NicolasWR) October 12, 2019 The “Maniac Cop” TV series will be the first production for byNWR Originals, an independent studio launched by Refn. Synopsis: “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?” Nick Hall, Lene Borglum, Frederic Fiore, Alex Gayner, Efe Cakarel and William Lustig will executive produce the project. Related Topics:John HyamsManiac CopNicolas Winding Refn Up Next ‘Critters Attack!’ Starring Dee Wallace Premieres Tonight on the Syfy Channel! Don't Miss Arrow Video Releasing Vincent Price ‘Six Gothic Tales’ Movie Collection on UK Blu-Ray Advertisement You may like HBO Greenlights “Manaic Cop” TV Series from Nicolas Winding Refn! 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 Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago Warner Bros. Set to Release ‘IT Chapter Two’ Steelbook on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray in the UK News2 days ago Michael Gross Shares Burt Gummer’s Shocking Transformation for ‘Tremors: Island Fury’ News2 days ago Kane Hodder Will Suit Up as Uber Jason from ‘Jason X’ at Next Year’s Monster Mania News5 days ago Sorority Girls Face the ‘Black Christmas’ Killer on New Poster Artwork News5 days ago [Video] Uncropped Behind-the-Scenes Look at ‘Halloween Kills’ News2 weeks ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Has Wrapped Filming in Wilmington, North Carolina News4 weeks ago Tommy Doyle Actor Anthony Michael Hall Grasps a Baseball Bat on the Set of ‘Halloween kills’ News1 week ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Image Teases the Return of Michael Myers News1 week ago Crew Tease Three of the Masks Michael Myers Will Use in ‘Halloween Kills’ News3 weeks ago Nancy Stephens Spotted on the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ in Wilmington, North Carolina News5 days ago [Video] Uncropped Behind-the-Scenes Look at ‘Halloween Kills’ News1 week ago New Trailer for Italian Horror Slasher ‘Blood Bags’ Awakens Bloodthirsty Creature News1 week ago [Trailer 2] Take Another Look at Blumhouse’s ‘Black Christmas’ Remake News2 weeks ago [Trailer] ‘Crypsis’ Feasts on Human Flesh This December on DVD and On Demand News2 weeks ago Jamie Lee Curtis Shares First Footage from David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween Kills’ 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!