News Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Maniac Cop” Will Be a Cocaine-Fueled, Neon-Soaked Universe Published 6 months 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 Featured Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UoSqJFMS-A&t=20s Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News7 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!