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Comic-Con Int'l to Screen Netflix's Live-Action Death Note Film

posted on by Karen Ressler
Director, producer, cast to appear at Thursday screening for Q&A

Comic-Con International announced on Tuesday that it will screen Netflix's live-action film of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's Death Note manga on Thursday, July 20. Director Adam Wingard, producer Masi Oka, and cast members Nat Wolff (Light Turner), Margaret Qualley (Mia Sutton), and Keith Stanfield (L) will attend the screening for a Q&A. The screening will take place at the Horton Grand Theater at 10:00 p.m., though pre-screening giveaways and activities will begin at 9:00 p.m. at the same location.

The film will premiere via streaming on Netflix on August 25.

Wingard (The Guest, You're Next) is directing the film. Vertigo Entertainment's Roy Lee (Dark Water, The Lake House, Shutter), Lin Pictures' Dan Lin (This Side of the Truth, Sherlock Holmes, The Lego Movie), Viz Productions' Jason Hoffs (Edge of Tomorrow), and actor Masi Oka (Heroes, Hawaii Five-0) are producers. Doug Davison (Dark Water, The Grudge, The Lake House) and Brian Witten (Dark City, American History X, Final Destination) are executive producers, and Niija Kuykendall and Nik Mavinkurve had been overseeing the project for Warner. Nine Inch Nails member Atticus Ross and his brother Leopold Ross are composing the soundtrack for the film.

[Via SDCC Unofficial Blog]

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