The original series follows genius high school student Light who discovers a supernatural notebook that gives its user the power to kill someone simply by writing their name within its pages. Intoxicated with its power, he begins to kill those he deems unworthy of life.
The film is directed by Adam Wingard (The Guest, You're Next) and is produced by Roy Lee (The Departed), Dan Lin (The LEGO Movie), Jason Hoffs (Edge of Tomorrow) and Masi Oka (Heroes). Death Note is set to premiere in the streaming service next year.
[Source: Anime News Network]