Maniac (2013)

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Maniac (2013)
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Maniac (2013)
Release Date: Tue, Oct 15 2013
Release: DVD Release
Directed By:

Starring: ,

Just when the streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back and on the hunt.

Frank is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna appears asking for his help with her new exhibition.

As their friendship develops and Frank’s obsession escalates, it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill.

The Latest Maniac (2013) News

Maniac Release Date and Bluray Art Unveiled

IFC has just revealed that the Maniac remake starring Elijah Wood will be released on October 15th on both DVD and Bluray. They also released the atrocious blu ray artwork. After all of the bad ass poster art we have seen for this film, they decide to go with this photoshopped mess? IFC get your [...]

Maniac Movie Review

You walk a fine line with remakes. You have to blaze your own path, but you also want to stay true to your source material. Stray too far, and you lose an audience. Stay too close, and you lose them too. So where do you go? Director Franck Khalfoun manages to walk that fine line [...]

The Maniac Remake Gets Banned In New Zealand

There was me thinking that the UK was still in the dark ages and then along comes the New Zealand Office of Film and Literature Classification and they put a ban on Franck Khalfoun’s stunning remake of William Lustig’s Maniac. The film was gearing up for a release in New Zealand via the awesome folks over at Monster [...]

Watch the First Six Minutes of the Maniac Remake

When I discovered that the Maniac remake coming I was immediately worried how it would turn out. But when I learned that it would be directed by Franck Khalfoun, starring Elijah Wood and Alexandre Aja and Gregory Levasseur writing the script I felt a little better. Now that the film hasn’t really gotten any big backing from [...]

Official Featurette from the Maniac Remake

As far as remakes go, I have to say that Franck Khalfoun’s Maniac remake is looking highly promising. Of course I could be entirely wrong, but from what I’ve seen thus far I am pumped to check this one out. So to give you guys an even better look, we have scored an official featurette which [...]

A Bounty of New Photos from the Maniac Remake

While we still don’t have a confirmed release date for Franck Khalfoun’s remake of Maniac, we do know that the wonderful guys over at IFC Midnight will be handling distribution so hopefully a date will surface soon. While we wait for that however, we have scored an absolute bounty of new photos courtesy of Kino Gallery, [...]

Red Band International Trailer for Maniac

As much as I love and adore the original flick, I have to admit that this remake of Maniac, from director, Franck Khalfoun, looks absolutely bad-ass. I know a lot of you’re skeptical, hell, I have a total hate for remakes, but when something is good there is no hiding that fact away, remake or not. [...]

IFC Midnight Picks up MANIAC Remake

I am not a fan of remakes and that comes as no shock to all you regulars but I will concede that the MANIAC remake does look somewhat promising. Really that should not be to big of a shock since Alexandre Aja is directing it and he did the Hills Have Eyes remake which was [...]

John C. Reilly as a Maniac?

Yes you read the title correctly. In a recent interview that I conducted with rapper/writer/producer R.A. The Rugged Man the topic of remakes came up and in conversation the Maniac remake was discussed. The director of the film, Franck Khalfoun is a close friend of R.A.’s and R.A. mentioned that originally the filmmakers wanted John [...]

Sales Art for the Maniac Remake

Franck Khalfoun’s remake of Maniac looks brutal, but its still too early to tell if the film is a true testament to the original flick. While we wait for an official poster, the guys over at B-D have scored some sales art from the flick, check it out below. Synopsis: “Just when the streets seemed safe, a [...]

Full NSFW Trailer for the Maniac Remake

Chances are, you probably missed the NSFW teaser trailer for Franck Khalfoun’s Maniac remake due to it being pulled. However, the guys over at Twitch have scored the full length NSFW trailer, which you can checkout below, I’m impressed. Synopsis: “Just when the streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back [...]

NSFW Teaser Trailer for Maniac Remake

We all hate remakes pretty much, usually they destroy everything about the original, but, sometimes, a remake comes along that just blows you out of the water, Franck Khalfoun’s remake of Maniac is one of those times. This looks awesome, I was skeptical to begin with, but this looks utterly brutal, an unrelenting film that I believe [...]

Official Photos & Synopsis For The Maniac Remake

Making its way to this years Cannes Film Festival is Franck Khalfoun’s remake of Maniac, where the film will have a ‘midnight’ screening. So with that, we have scored the first official photos and the official synopsis from the flick, go check them out below. The film stars Elijah Wood and Nora Arnezeder. Synopsis: “Just [...]

America Olivio Starring In Maniac Remake

First things first. Nothing has been confirmed and this all could be a rumor, but the guys over at Dread Central have noticed that the films IMDB page has America Olivio (Friday the 13th) listed to star in the remake of Maniac. If this is true then Olivio will play Frank’s mother in Franck Khalfoun’s remake [...]

Elijah Wood Maniac Remake Photos

The DailyMail has a slew of new photos of Elijah Wood getting a bit stabby with a young female in the upcoming remake of MANIAC. A little while ago we told you that Elijah Wood would be starring as Frank Zito in the upcoming remake of the 80’s slasher with Franck Khalfoun directing and Alexandre Aja and Gregory [...]

First Casting News For The Maniac Remake

Some interesting casting news has just come in for Franck Khalfoun’s remake of William Lustig’s eighties classic, Maniac. According to the guys over at B-D, they have exclusively heard that “Nora Arnezeder (Safe House) and Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings) have been cast as “Anna” and “Frank.” Alexandre Aja is writing and producing the remake along with Grégory Levasseur. [...]

Franck Khalfoun Remaking Maniac

It has been some time since we heard any rumblings of a Maniac redo. I was hoping the idea got swept away and never to be heard of again. Unfortunately, that’s not the case, as the remake appears to be in full swing. According to the guys over at Bloody-Disgusting, they have exclusively learned that [...]

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