Know who else is going TV?
Oscar nominee Emma Stone. And Oscar nominee Jonah Hill.
The Superbad co-stars (aw, look at how young they were once!) are teaming up with Cary Fukunaga (the underwatched Beasts of No Nation, HBO’s True Detective) to star on Maniac, a new half-hour dark-comedy series pitch based on a Norwegian series from a couple of years ago and centering on a guy who lives a full and rich fantasy life but who is actually locked up tight at a mental institution.
Hill and Stone both will play patients in the starry ward (and both will executive produce the project, which is being sold as a two-season deal fully helmed by the Emmy-winning director).
When did the movies become the boob tube? Because, clearly, the small screen is where it’s at these days.
Update: It was announced on March 23 that Netflix will show the show, reminding everyone once more that this is their time.