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‘Maniac’: Justin Theroux Has the Cure for Depression in Cary Fukunaga’s Netflix Series — Watch

Expand. Your. Mind.

Maniac

“Maniac”

Michele K. Short / Netflix

Netflix has released a brand new teaser for “Maniac,” a new psychological drama starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill from “True Detective” creator Cary Fukunaga. The teaser takes the form of an informercial for a depression treatment facility, and offers a fuller picture of Justin Theroux’s character, Dr. James K. Mantleray. From the official trailers, we know that Stone and Hill play two people undergoing an experimental treatment for mental illness, where they explore alternate universes, showing off a wide range of costumes.

Mantleray, along with Dr. Robert Muramoto (Rome Kanda) and Dr. Fujita (Sonoya Mizuno), strike an odd trio int his informercial for Neberdine Pharmaceutical Biotech. They promise to cure all sorts of mental ills in just three days with their newly discovered and very much not FDA-approved drug: The U.L.P.

“The human brain. As vast as the cosmos. And equally unexplored,” reads the slightly ominous introduction to the teaser. “We here at Neberdine Pharmaceutical Biotech are pioneering a revolutionary procedure, one that will unlock the secret miseries of the mind…”

“Maniac” comes from the mind of creator/writer Patrick Somerville, with all ten episodes directed by Cary Fukunaga. The series also features Julia Garner and Billy Magnussen, with an appearance by Gabriel Byrne.

Check out the zany teaser below.

Maniac” premieres September 21 on Netflix.

Scroll down for more exclusive new photos from this season:

Maniac

“Maniac”

Michele K. Short / Netflix

Maniac

“Maniac”

Michele K. Short / Netflix

Maniac

“Maniac”

Michele K. Short / Netflix

Maniac

“Maniac”

Michele K. Short / Netflix

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