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Posted 7/3/08
there's another forum about this, but i though you guys should know as well

American Death Note

June 3rd, 2008 by James

TokyoGraph reports that an American remake of Death Note is in the works:

American movie studio Vertigo Entertainment is apparently working on a remake of the popular franchise “Death Note,” which has been turned into three live-action films in Japan. The news was quietly revealed in production notes for the horror films “Shutter” and “The Strangers.”

According to IMDB, Vertigo Entertainment has acted as a production company for remakes such as The Grudge, Dark Water, The Departed, and The Eye.


apparently, zac efron is rumored to be playing light...

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I'd like to know where these rumors of Zac playing Light came from. I know a few fans picked up on a similiarity in the way they look, but I haven't heard anything even close to saying that he would actually play Light in a movie.

Since this is going to be an American production, minorities are going to have to be incorporated into the film. I can't help but wonder who's going to be black? Maybe a Chris Tucker or a Don Cheadle on the investigation team?

And assuming they even keep the original characters, it'll be interesting seeing Light as a white boy. As for L, he's already a white boy, so at least they'll get something right.

I think I might half-way enjoy this. If I can sit through the Japanese live-action films, with their horrible acting and cheap effects, I'll be able to tolerate this movie no problem.

The Departed was an awesome movie, so I have a tiny bit of hope that this won't be epic fail.

Posted 7/10/08
wow! thank you meg for sharing this! XD
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Posted 7/11/08
dudes there are a lot of pictures on the internet with zac dressed just like light and he even has the red eyes!!! i saw it!
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Posted 7/12/08 , edited 7/12/08
Atleast it would probably have a much better casting for some of the Death Note characters. (they did not have a very good misa or near) I really hope they an L as good as the guy in the Japanese version..... (I hope it has the L victory ending)
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Posted 7/13/08
,,,uhm,,,haven't heard about this b4,,,
,,,anyway,,,now I knew it^^,,,
,,,but they might be not as good as Japanese version ,,,
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Posted 8/24/08
I haven't heard, but thanx for the info!!!
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