SDCC 2017: New ‘Death Note’ Clip “Light Meets Ryuk”
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Netflix’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 previewed a pair of upcoming titles. One was Bright, a movie starring Will Smith and directed by David Ayer which is set in an alternate present-day Los Angeles where fantasy creatures such as orcs and elves exist. The other was their live-action adaptation of Death Note, the popular Japanese manga.

We’ve already seen an official trailer for the movie, which included some peeks at Ryuk. For Comic-Con, they shared a clip of the scene where Light meets Ryuk for the first time.

Continue below to check it out.

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‘Death Note’: Watch The Official Trailer For Netflix’s Live-Action Adaptation
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Netflix has released an official trailer for Death Note, a live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga of the same name being directed by Adam Wingard (The Guest, Blair Witch, and the upcoming Godzilla vs. Kong).

The movie stars Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley, Lakeith Stanfield, Paul Nakauchi, Shea Whigham, and Willem Dafoe as the voice of Ryuk.

Continue below for a brief description of Death Note, and to check out the trailer as well as a bonus filmmaker featurette video with those who made the movie talking about it, including Wingard, the cast, and even an appearance from Heroes star Masi Oka, who’s a producer on the project.

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‘Death Note’ Movie Adds Willem Dafoe As The Shinigami Ryuk
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A movie adaptation of the Japanese manga series Death Note has been in the works for a while now. Back in September of last year the movie was set up at Warner Brothers and The Fault In Our Stars and Paper Towns star Nat Wolff was signed on to play the lead.

Now the project has moved from Warner Bros. to Netflix, and it’s being reported that two-time Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe (Shadow of the Vampire, Platoon) has joined the cast. According to the report, Dafoe will be voicing the character Ryuk, who is a Shinigami or “death god.” The Shinigami are described as extra-dimensional beings who extend their own lives by killing humans.

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