Though we did get a shadowy first look at Ryuk in the trailer for Adam Wingard’s Death Note back in March, the director has now shared a new poster for the upcoming Netflix adaptation, which gives fans a much better idea of what to expect from Willem Dafoe’s take on the shinigami! Check it out down below, Movie Geeks!
For those unfamiliar with the story, Death Note follows a student named Light Turner (Nat Wolff) who uncovers a mysterious notebook that kills people if their name is written in it. Though it has been rumored that it might follow a different plot unlike the original manga series/anime.
The film is Also starring Margaret Qualley as Mia Sutton, Keith Stanfield as “L,” Paul Nakauchi as Watari and Shea Whigham as James Turner, Death Note hits Netflix on August 25!