6 minutes of Franck Khalfoun’s Maniac

The Film Stage has been gifted the first 6 minutes of Franck Khalfoun’s upcoming horror Maniac, featuring Elijah Wood.

The film is a remake of William Lustig’s 1980 horror of the same name and features Wood as a mannequin store owner who develops a fetish for the scalps of young women.

Wood is the draw, with Nora Arnezeder and America Olivo also featuring.

Maniac is out in Ireland march 15th, 2013.

Just when the streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back and on the hunt. Frank is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna appears asking for his help with her new exhibition. As their friendship develops and Frank’s obsession escalates, it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill.