Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, the unofficial “Superbad” reunion you constantly desired and ― wait around for it ― “multi-reality mind magic shit”? Sure, the “Maniac” trailer certainly does have everything.
The first seem at Netflix’s intellect-bending new collection dropped on Monday. And, based mostly on that, we’re now McLovin “Maniac” (sorry).
The trailer begins with Annie Landsberg (Stone) and Owen Milgrim (Hill) readying themselves for a pharmaceutical trial direct by an already sinister-searching Dr. James Mantleray performed by Justin Theroux.
“Once you start to appreciate the construction of the mind, there’s no reason to believe just about anything about us can’t be altered,” Mantleray states. “Pain can be ruined. The head can be solved.”
What follows is a actually wild journey via the psyche, as both equally of the actors appear to inhabit numerous figures throughout unique timelines in style-defying worlds. Seriously, we see Stone in some type of “Game of Thrones”-style cosplay, a huge-sized Hill exploring a town block, and the two participating in spouse and spouse sporting peak 1980s hairstyles.
According to the show’s description, the duo find out the drug trial to tackle numerous difficulties in their private life.
Annie’s disaffected and aimless, fixated on broken interactions with her mom and her sister Owen, the fifth son of wealthy New York industrialists, has struggled his entire lifestyle with a disputed diagnosis of schizophrenia. Neither of their life have turned out very right, and the assure of a new, radical variety of pharmaceutical remedy ― a sequence of drugs its inventor, Dr. James K. Mantleray, claims can maintenance something about the intellect, be it psychological sickness or heartbreak ― draws them and 10 other strangers to the facilities of Neberdine Pharmaceutical and Biotech for a 3-day drug demo that will, they’re certain, with no complications or aspect-results in any way, solve all of their complications, completely. … Things do not go as prepared.
The 10-episode constrained series from “True Detective” director Cary Joji Fukunaga also stars Sally Area, Jemima Kirke, Julia Garner and Sonova Mizuno. It’s set to premiere on the streaming services Sept. 21.