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Netflix’s Death Note Drops First Trailer, Reveals Release Date

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Netflix’s Death Note Drops First Trailer, Reveals Release Date

Netflix just released a trailer for their live-action movie adaptation of the popular Japanese manga series “Death Note.” The streaming service also revealed that their adaptation will premiere on August 25, 2017.

The trailer covers the film’s main setup: a teenage boy named Light Turner comes into the possession of a mystical notebook, the “Death Note” of the movie’s title. This notebook gives Light the power to kill anyone whose name he writes in it.

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The trailer doesn’t offer much more than a glimpse of Willem Dafoe’s Ryuk, the Shinigami or death spirit whose notebook Light discovers, although we do hear a voice that belongs to him at the end of the trailer.

Written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata, “Death Note” tells the story of a high school student who stumbles across a supernatural notebook that allows the owner to kill anyone simply by writing their name in its pages.

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Directed by Adam Wingard, “Death Note” stars Nat Wolff as Light Turner, Margaret Qualley as Mia Sutton, Keith Stanfield as “L,” Paul Nakauchi as Watari, Shea Whigham as James Turner and Willem Dafoe as Ryuk. It will launch exclusively on Netflix on August 25, 2017.

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