Japanese Manga 'Death Note' to Be Made Into American Movie
Nowadays, Hollywood movie industry seems to be putting high interest on adapting Japanese manga into live-action movies. With "Dragon Ball Z" in the final process of being brought to the big screen, another manga adaptation is planned to be developed.
In their latest article, Shock Till You Drop revealed that an American version of manga adaptation "Death Note" is being developed by Vertigo Films. The studio that are often remaking Asian movies into American films like "The Departed" have been hiring screenwriter Vlas and Charles Parlapanides to pen the script.
Though no other detail has been shared further, "Death Note" is originally a manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. It has spawned into anime series as well as Japanese live-action films. The story of the manga series centers on a high school student who despises crime and corruption happening in the world. When one day he discovers a supernatural notebook through which he could kill a person simply by writing down the person's name, he uses it to eliminate criminals.
- Bye 'KUWTK'! Kim Kardashian Is Focusing on Her New Show 'Glam Masters'
- Report: Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima Are Getting Serious
- Selena Gomez and The Weeknd Are Spotted on Movie Date in Chicago
- Mac Miller Wants to Cancel His Tour to Be by Ariana Grande's Side After Concert Bombing
- 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' New Vanity Fair Covers Offer New Look at Cast Members
- Jennifer Lopez Shares Sweet Picture With Alex Rodriguez, Dubs Him Her Man Crush
- Jimmy Kimmel Predicts Rachel Lindsay's 'The Bachelorette' Final 3
- Rain and Kim Tae Hee Are Expecting Their First Child