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Former Death Note Screenwriter Calls The Film Heat With Teenagers

19 September 2016 10:36 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Death Note is one of those films that's been in development for a long time. Sure, it's no Alita: The Battle Angel or Akira (both of which have already likely been in development for nearly a decade or more), but all things considered, it's gone through a lot of different hands. Adapting material is hard enough, but adapting material from a foreign country comes with all kinds of other issues such as cultural differences and tonal expectations.

It's had a winding road of development, but has now landed under the direction of The Blair Witch and The Guest director Adam Wingard, and Mind Games series creator Kyle Killen for the script. Before the script landed on Killen's desk, however, it went through several others, including that of Fantastic Four writer and The Exorcist series creator Jeremy Slater.

However, while Slater isn't currently working on the project anymore, that's not to »

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