Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Netflix Orders Limited Series 'The Madness' Starring Colman Domingo

Netflix has today given a series order to the original limited series The Madness starring Emmy Award winner Colman Domingo (Euphoria, Fear the Walking Dead). The season will produce 8 episodes.

Media pundit Muncie Daniels (Domingo) must fight for his innocence and his life after he stumbles upon a murder deep in the Poconos woods. As the walls close in, Muncie strives to reconnect with his estranged family - and his lost ideals - in order to survive.

Stephen Belber created the series and will serve as showrunner alongside VJ Boyd. They will executive produce with Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Kaitlin Dahill and director Clément Virgo. Chernin Entertainment will produce.

"The Madness is a fresh take on the conspiracy thriller - turning the genre on its head with its multi-layered characters, propulsive action and swift pace," said Peter Friedlander, Vice President of Scripted Series, Netflix. "We are proud to have such a powerhouse team assembled to bring this dynamic story to life for Netflix viewers around the world, and to continue producing great entertainment with team Chernin."