background img

The New Stuff

Death Note american movie adaptation
1203 Views

Death Note American remake under development


Death Note american movie adaptation

After being stuck in development limbo for a long time, it seems that the US remake of Death Note is starting to show signs of life (see what I did there?). For the uninitiated, Death Note is an immensely popular psychological thriller manga/anime about a book called the Death Note, which has the power to kill the people whose names are written on its pages, and two rival geniuses who spent the whole series trying to outsmart each other, with the Death Note firmly stuck in the middle of their conflict.

According to director Shane Black, the US adaptation of Death Note is still under development, but it is going just as planned, so the movie will definitely see the light of the day if no proverbial wrench is thrown in the development wheel in the near future.

As for the direction the movie is going to take, Black has this to say:

“Lose the Demon, we don’t want the kid to be evil… they just kept qualifying it until it ceased to exist,” Black said during a panel at Long Beach Comic-Con. Black assured his audience that both (very important) story elements are back in the script and everything is going just as planned, mentioning that “the creation of a villain” and Light’s “downward spiral” is integral to the story.

There is currently no word on whether Keannu Reaves will have a part in the movies, and thank goodnes for that.


Neil Raymundo

A cowardly and treacherous Toonbarn blogger who can transform into a McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle. Secretly wants to replace Toonbarn Rob as leader of the Decepticons.

Recently Published

»

Barbie: Princess Adventures brings movie series back

Mattel’s Barbie franchise first inspired a CG-animated ...

»

Cartoon Network quietly debuts first ThunderCats Roar episodes

Nearly two years after its controversial unveiling, Cartoon Network ...

disney
»

Jerry Jones and Adventure Time: The reasons why fans feel off about Cartoons the last several years…

What does Jerry Jones, the owner of The Dallas Cowboys, one of the ...

»

Netflix launches new Pucca: Love Recipe animated series

Streaming giant Netflix added the new CG-animated Pucca: Love Recipe ...

»

Toys reveal first look at new Chinese Transformers animated series

These Autobots have definitely been hiding, though not necessarily in ...

»

Spookley the Square Pumpkin returns with new TV special after 15 years

The 2004 CG-animated movie Spookley the Square Pumpkin is getting a ...

»

Bakugan Battle Planet brawls into second season

Bakugan is standing tall, like an awesome one. Spin Master’s ...

»

Cartoon Network Asia adds Time Bokan 24

WarnerMedia’s Cartoon Network channels in Asia are adding a ...

fast & furious: spy racers
»

Fast & Furious Franchise Gets a Cartoon Spin-Off

Vin Diesel’s massively successful Fast & Furious franchise ...

Skip to toolbar