Elijah Wood Is A Real MANIAC In New Pics From Franck Khalfoun’s Remake!

By Nov 14, 2012 Comment (0)

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The original was good, the remake is a milestone. Well, not bad description at all! We have another poster and some new images from the upcoming Maniac movie, and I’m sure you’re going to enjoy. If you’re a sadist or something like that, ’cause Elijah Wood is one sick bastard in these pics. Frodo Baggins gone crazy, for sure!

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So, as you already know, the movie comes from director Franck Khalfoun and is actually a remake of William Lustig‘s brutal 1980 film of the same name.

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Alexandre Aja stands behind the script which, this time, centers on a guy named Frank, who develops a dangerous obsession with a young artist.

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Now imagine Elijah Wood as Frank, and Nora Arnezeder as that young artist named Anna. Their friendship looks almost perfect…

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Frank is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store. She’s a young artist asking for his help with her new exhibition. But, Frank’s obsession soon escalates, and it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill.

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Creepy, indeed. And, let’s be honest – the new plot sounds better than the original one. I mean, in Lustig’s movie we had a schizoid serial killer (abusive mother syndrome) who randomly stalks and kills young women in New York. This time we have a more intimate, but again brutal story. So I guess this should be cool.

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Anyway, beside Wood and Arnezeder, Maniac also stars Liane Balaban, America Olivo, Sammi Rotibi, Megan Duffy and Morgane Slemp.

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The movie is currently set to open on December 31st, 2013.

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