Netflix has released a new character poster showcasing Willem Dafoe’s demon Ryuk the Shinigami in the upcoming movie adaptation of iconic manga series “Death Note”
Adam Wingard (“The Guest,” “You’re Next”) helms the film which follows a high school student (Nat Wolff) who comes across a supernatural notebook, realizing it holds within it a great power; if the owner inscribes someone’s name into it while picturing their face, he or she will die.
Intoxicated with his new godlike abilities, the young man begins to kill those he deems unworthy of life. Margaret Qualley, Keith Stanfield, Paul Nakauchi, and Shea Whigham co-star.
“Death Note” will premiere globally on Netflix on August 25th.
— Adam Wingard (@AdamWingard) June 27, 2017