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"Death Note 2" Writer Provides an Update on the Upcoming Sequel

“Death Note 2” Writer Provides an Update on the Upcoming Sequel

There has been a major shift within the last few years, placing an emphasis on anime in live-action form. Now, a possible milestone is upon us as the Netflix film Death Note could still be receiving a sequel which would mark the first anime adaptation to become a franchise in the US. The 2017 Hollywood […]

Bleeding Cool Picks Their Favorite Television Detectives

Bleeding Cool Picks Their Favorite Television Detectives

We here at Bleeding Cool love bringing you the latest news about comics, toys, movies, and of course, television. What you don’t know is that behind the scenes battles rage and arguments galore are settled on a daily basis. What are these about? The important things, like which Doctor is THE Doctor. Which Michael Scott […]

Jump Force’s Producer Gets More Into the Death Note Characters

One of the biggest mysteries surrounding Jump Force after E3 is what the hell are the two characters from Death Note doing just watching the fight? A lot of people were wondering just what Light Yagami and Ryuk were doing up on that rooftop, and as it turns out, there may be a bit more […]

Death Note All In One-1

Everything You Need from Death Note: Our Review of the All-in-One Edition

Back in 2003, Tsugumi Ohba introduced us to the world of Death Note. Nearly 15 years later, the series now has a cult following that rivals established manga series and captured a piece of pop-culture regarding how we look at death as a character and a finalization. Last year, Netflix released a film based on […]

Brightside Cosplay

Cosplayer Spotlight: Brightside Cosplay

Cosplayers are one of the best parts about conventions. They bring a ton of enthusiasm and joy with them to cons, and really embody the fan spirit. I got a chance to hang out with Brightside Cosplay not too long ago, and she shared with me some of her insights into cosplay! BC: How long have […]

Be Careful What You Write In The Death Note

Adam Hart writes for Bleeding Cool… You may know Death Note from its manga, anime, and or live action Japanese movie. However Netflix hopes that you’ll want to watch an American feature film adaptation from acclaimed horror director Adam Wingard. You’re probably wondering why Wingard would take this risk knowing that most live action animes […]

L and Light Get Character Posters For Netflix’s ‘Death Note’

Time for some new character posters for the upcoming Netflix adaptation of Death Note. The movie has come under significant fire for its casting and location choices that it make it look like an adaptation in name only. The poster for this series have been surprisingly artistic and the little details in them make them […]

‘Death Note’ Director Adam Wingard Talks The American Setting And More

A lot of people have had a lot to say about the Netflix adaptation of the classic Japanese manga Death Note. Most of it comes down to its casting and less about the location, but director Adam Wingard talked to IGN about how the location and character will differ greatly from the source material: “In […]

7 New HQ Stills From Netflix’s ‘Death Note’ Adaptation

A new trailer for Netflix adaptation of Death Note dropped this past week, and we finally got a better look at Willem Dafoe‘s Ryuk. Reactions to the trailer and the adaptation have been mixed across the board, but it’ll be something to watch next month regardless. Bloody Disgusting managed to get their hands on some […]


Netflix Brings Bright, Death Note, Marvel’s Defenders And Stranger Things To Comic-Con

Netflix is also hyping their Comic-Con lineup this morning, but unlike the WBTV that used puppies or Marvel who used… well, words. The streaming service is putting out 15 second trailers. Here we get Bright, Death Note, Marvel’s Defenders and Stranger Things. The Defenders trailer includes Stick (Scott Glenn) dong a voice over saying: “The […]

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

Netflix released the new trailer for its live-action Death Note movie ahead of its August 25th 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. In the trailer, Light Turner (Nat Wolff) stumbles upon the Death […]

Netflix’s ‘Death Note’ Movie Gets A New Poster Featuring Ryuk

There has been come controversy when it comes to the Death Note movie that Netflix is producing. The movie doesn’t come out until August so over the next several weeks we should expect to see more from the production. One of the things we haven’t had a chance to really see is Willem DeFoe as […]

‘Death Note’ Director Defends His Casting Decisions

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the Netflix’s adaptation of the Japanese anime Death Note. The idea of whitewashing has become a much larger talking point than it was several years ago and the idea of representation is important. It’s not an easy discussion to have and sometimes directors make it a little […]

Death Note Movie Gets First Teaser From Netflix

Netflix has released the first trailer for their upcoming original film Death Note, based on the Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. Death Note follows a high school student 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 […]

Willem Dafoe Joins Death Note As Ryuk The Shinigami

Willem Dafoe will soon add a Shinigami to his list of screen-villain credits. Mashable reports the actor has signed on to lend his voice to Ryuk the Shimigami in Adam Wingard‘s adaptation of the popular Tsugumi Ohba/Takeshi Obata manga series Death Note. Natt Wolf stars as a young man who discovers a notebook which can […]

Death Note Producer Offers Update; Aiming For An R Rating

While chatting with Collider, producer Roy Lee offered an update on Adam Wingard‘s upcoming adaptation of Death Note. At one point, it was expected to start shooting in spring of this year, but Lee said, “it’s a movie we’re planning on making this year” and that Wingard is “currently waiting for us to officially greenlight […]