Star of "The Fault in Our Stars” and “Paper Towns" Set to Lead Live-Action "Death Note"

Production is set to begin next spring

Variety has reported that Nat Wolff, the star of adaptations of John Green’s teen-lit hits The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns is in final negotiations to star in Adam Wingard’s (You're Next, The Guest) adaptation of thriller manga Death Note.

 

Production is set to begin next spring with a script by Fantastic Four'Jeremy Slater.

 

Variety describes the role and premise, saying Wolff plays a student who discovers a supernatural notebook that allows him to kill anyone simply by writing the victim’s name. A cat-and-mouse game ensues when he’s tracked by a reclusive police officer.

 

via Variety

 


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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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