Maniac Cop remake gets Captain America writer

Captain America: The Winter Soldier’s Ed Brubaker to write Maniac Cop remake

maniac copThe Maniac Cop remake is gearing up for production, and has secured an impressive writer in Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘s Ed Brubaker.

Screen Daily reports that the Nicolas Winding Refn-produced remake of William Lustig’s 1988 horror movie is moving ahead and that a director will be announced at the Cannes Film Festival. Lustig is also producing the remake.

Refn and Brubaker’s involvement is certainly promising, and there’s a lot in the original story of a cop gone mad that could be improved on.

You can buy Maniac Cop on Blu-ray for £13 at Amazon.co.uk.