Netflix released the new trailer for its live-action Death Note movie ahead of its Aug. 25 premiere, giving viewers their first-(kinda’)-look at Willem Dafoe ’s Ryuk as well as another look at Lakeith Stanfield ‘s detective L and more of a focus on Margaret Qualley ‘s Mia.

Check it out down below, Movie Geeks!

Source: ‘Death Note’ Trailer: Dafoe’s Ryuk Explains Power Of Death Note

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!

Source: New DEATH NOTE Poster Provides Our First Proper Glimpse Of Willem Dafoe As Ryuk The Shinigami