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Maniac 

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Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial for a drug that will, they're assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems permanently. Things do not go as planned.
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Series cast summary:
Jonah Hill ...  Owen Milgrim 10 episodes, 2018
Emma Stone ...  Annie Landsberg 10 episodes, 2018
Sonoya Mizuno ...  Dr. Azumi Fujita 10 episodes, 2018
Justin Theroux ...  Dr. James K. Mantleray 9 episodes, 2018
Sally Field ...  Dr. Greta Mantleray 9 episodes, 2018
Kathleen Choe ...  3 9 episodes, 2018
Danny Hoch ...  5 9 episodes, 2018
Allyce Beasley ...  11 8 episodes, 2018
Stephen Hill ...  7 8 episodes, 2018
James Monroe Iglehart ...  Carl 8 episodes, 2018
Dai Ishiguro ...  Head Control Tech 8 episodes, 2018
Sejal Shah ...  First Medical Tech 8 episodes, 2018
Billy Magnussen ...  Jed Milgrim 7 episodes, 2018
Aaralyn Anderson ...  Belle Milgrim / ... 6 episodes, 2018
Gabriel Byrne ...  Porter Milgrim 5 episodes, 2018
Julia Garner ...  Ellie Landsberg 5 episodes, 2018
Jemima Kirke ...  Adelaide 5 episodes, 2018
Nate Craig ...  Phil 5 episodes, 2018
Alexandra Curran ...  Holly Milgrim / ... 5 episodes, 2018
Jesse Magnussen 5 episodes, 2018

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Two strangers, Annie and Owen, sign up for a pharmaceutical test program. Over the course of the program previously-undiscovered parts of their memories and minds are revealed to them. Moreover, their dreams and sub-consciousnesses are becoming interconnected. Unknown to them, however, there is danger present - the giant computer that runs the tests has gone rogue and is threatening to destroy the program. Written by grantss

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The show is Cary Fukunaga's first directorial effort since "Beasts of No Nation" in 2015. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
James Mantleray: What do you think is wrong with you?
Owen Milgrim: I'm sick. And I don't matter.
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Amazing performance of both hill & stone!
5 October 2018 | by hedlund_erikSee all my reviews

Soo good! It had kind of a "inception"/"eternal sunshine of the spotless mind" vibe going on...

Something out of the ordinary!


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Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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