Death Note is an upcoming Netflix original film based on a popular Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. As you can see in the trailer, the movie is about a high school student who stumbles upon a mysterious notebook that contains immense (and deadly) power. He soon realizes that he has the power to change the world, but his God-like status quickly goes to his head.
Also, Willem Defoe is the voice of Ryuk, the Death God. So that’s awesome! The film also stars Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley, Lakeith Stanfield, Paul Nakauchi, and Shea Whigham.
Death Note arrives on Netflix worldwide on August 25.