Light Turner (Nat Wolff), a bright student, stumbles across a mystical notebook that has the power to kill any person whose name he writes in it. Light decides to launch a secret crusade to rid the streets of criminals. Soon, the student-turned-vigilante finds himself pursued by a famous detective known only by the alias L. (Lakeith Stanfield)
Death Note is a 2017 American dark fantasy psychological thriller film based on the Japanese manga of the same name created by Tsugumi Ohba and by Takeshi Obata. The film is directed by Adam Wingard (The Blair Witch Project 3 , You're Next ) and written by Charles Parlapanides, Vlas Parlapanides and Jeremy Slater (The Lazarus Effect . The film stars Nat Wolff, Lakeith Stanfield), Margaret Qualley, Shea Whigham (Kong: Skull Island ), Paul Nakauchi, Jason Liles and Willem Dafoe (Antichrist ).