Shocking First Look: Elijah Wood Takes a Stab at ‘Maniac’ Redo!

Bloody Disgusting exclusively broke the news before Thanksgiving that Nora Arnezeder (Safe House) and Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings) have been cast as “Anna” and “Frank”, respectively, in Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes, Piranha 3D, Mirrors, High Tension) and producing/writing partner Grégory Levasseur’s remake of William Lustig’s classic 1980 slasher Maniac. Now we’ve landed the first two images featuring Wood attacking actress Genevieve Alexandra.

As previously reported, Aja and Levasseur will be reteaming with P2 helmer Franck Khalfoun. Khalfoun will be directing from a screenplay by Aja and Levasseur.

In the original film, “a schizoid serial killer randomly stalks and kills various young women in New York, which he sees as revenge for the mistreatment he got while being raised by his own abusive mother.

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Source: Daily Mail