Death Note is an upcoming American supernatural thriller film based on the manga series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. It’s directed by Adam Wingard who’s delivered films like You’re Next and Blair Witch.
A young man comes to possess a supernatural notebook, the Death Note, that grants him the power to kill any person simply by writing down their name on the pages. He becomes intoxicated by the power and decides to kill those he deems unworthy of life. However, an enigmatic detective attempts to track him down and end his reign of terror.
Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley, Keith Stanfield, Paul Nakauchi, Shea Whigham and Willem Dafoe star in the Netflix film. It arrives on the streaming service on August 25. Check out the trailer below.
Death Note Movie Trailer