Maniac is an American psychological dark comedy-drama web television series directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and Patrick Somerville.

Official trailers

Netflix on Monday, August 06, 2018 released the trailer:
Maniac | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Story intro

Maniac follows two strangers, Annie Landsberg and Owen Milgrim, who connect during a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial conducted by Neberdine Pharmaceutical Biotech and overseen by their scientists Dr. James K. Mantleray and Dr. Azumi Fujita.

Cast

Emma Stone
Annie Landsberg, a woman with borderline personality disorder
Jonah Hill
Owen Milgrim, the son of a wealthy family
Justin Theroux
Dr. James K. Mantleray, a scientist working on the Neberdine Pharmaceutical Biotech (NPB) experiment
Sonoya Mizuno
Dr. Azumi Fujita, a scientist
Gabriel Byrne
Porter Milgrim, a wealthy industrialist and father of Owen and his siblings
Sally Field
Dr. Greta Mantleray, a famous therapist and the mother of Dr. James K. Mantleray
Kathleen Choe
Soo, test subject #3 in the NPB Phase III experiment
Danny Hoch
5, a test subject in the NPB Phase III experiment
Allyce Beasley
Amelia, test subject #11 in the NPB Phase III experiment
Stephen Hill
D'Nail, test subject #7 in the NPB Phase III experiment
James Monroe Iglehart
Carl, an orderly at Neberdine Pharmaceutical and Biotech working on the NPB Phase III experiment
Dai Ishiguro
Head Control Tech, an employee at Neberdine Pharmaceutical and Biotech working on the NPB Phase III experiment
Sejal Shah
First Medical Tech, an employee at Neberdine Pharmaceutical and Biotech working on the NPB Phase III experiment
Billy Magnussen
Jed Milgrim, one of Owen's brothers
Julia Garner
Ellie Landsberg, Annie's deceased younger sister whose death she feels responsible for
Nate Craig
Phil
Jemima Kirke
Adelaide, Jed's fiancée whom Owen has feelings for
Jesse Magnussen
Alexandra Curran
Holly Milgrim
Rome Kanda
Dr. Robert Muramoto, a colleague of Dr. Fujita
Aaralyn Anderson
Belle Milgrim / Danielle Marino / Australia
Cailin and Hannah Loesch
the McMurphy Twins, guests at the Full Moon Séance
Trudie Styler
Angelica Milgrim, Owen's mother and Porter's wife
Christian DeMarais
Mike Milgrim, one of Owen's brothers
Geoffrey Cantor
Frank, the Milgrim family's lawyer that is representing Jed
Ramya Pratt
Vicky / Green Hoodie Woman
Josh Pais
Andy
Ariel Kavoussi
Audra, an AdBuddy employee that Annie considers signing up with
Mike Masters
Ron Johnson
Grace Van Patten
Olivia Meadows, Owen's former crush whom he yelled at while experiencing his first BLIP (brief and limited psychosis) in college
Lev Gorn
Sokolov
Hank Azaria
Hank Landsberg, Annie's father
Selenis Leyva
Patricia Lugo, the intake director at Neberdine Pharmaceutical and Biotech whom Annie blackmails into getting into NBD's drug study
Mariko Kai
Maho Honda
Intake Tech, an employee at Neberdine Pharmaceutical and Biotech
Leo Fitzpatrick
Lance, a smuggler of exotic wildlife for use in clothing and one of Sebastian's two sons
Jojo Gonzalez
Agent Lopez, a New York Fish and Wildlife officer searching for a ring-tailed lemur taken from the nursing home that Linda works at
Maxine Prescott
Mrs. Finklestein, an elderly woman that lives in Owen's apartment building
Joseph Sikora
JC, a smuggler of exotic wildlife for use in clothing and one of Sebastian's two sons
David Fierro
Bobby, Olliver Hightower's driver
Glenn Wein
Lord Jopling, a guest at the Full Moon Séance
Jacqueline Grabois
Annie's Roommate
Jonathan Rentler
Greg Nazlund, a semi-truck driver
Zac Shearon
Young Boy in a Truck / Young Soldier
Lauren Banks
Winged Nymph / Prosecutor
Marcus Toji
Calvin ("Windmills"), Annie's drug dealer that initially supplies her with NPB's "A" pills, to which she is addicted
Glenn Fleshler
Sebastian ("Furs by Sebastian"), the owner of a fur shop, Furs by Sebastian, that is creating clothing out of exotic animals
Jennifer Ikeda
Therapist ("Option C"), Owen's therapist at the Horton Psychiatric Facility where he is sent after condemning his brother in court

About

The series is produced by Parliament of Owls, Rubicon TV, Anonymous Content and Paramount Television.

The average duration of each episode is 26 - 47 minutes. Country of origin: United States. Original language: English.

External links

Official website: netflix.com/title/80124522

Wikipedia: Maniac (miniseries)

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