Netflix streaming service will be movieing the popular Japanese manga Death Note, which was previously abandoned by Warner Bros. This is reported by Mashable, citing its sources. he also learned that Willem Dafoe would voice the animated Shinigami character.
Note that in Japanese culture Shinigami is actually the "god of death". Sometimes he appears as a separate character, sometimes - as a group of heroes in fantastic works, primarily in manga.
As for the original source, authored by the popular Japanese screenwriter Tsugumi Oba, its plot is built around a student who accidentally becomes the owner of the so-called Notebook of the God of Death. With its help, you can kill any inhabitant of the Earth by writing his name on the appropriate page, or by drawing a portrait.
The main character begins the methodical destruction of criminals and other villains, which naturally attracts the attention of special services, and the hunt begins for him. The main roles in the project will be played by Nat Wolfe and Margaret Qualley, familiar to the audience from the series "Paper Towns" and "The Remains". The shooting schedule of the movie has not been specified, but it is expected that the premiere will take place in 2017.
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