On October 20, 2022, it was revealed through the Deadline entertainment portal that Halia Abdel-Meguid, known for their script ”
“And for providing solo vocals in”
“, Was used by Duffer Brothers as a screenwriter and executive producer of the new Netflix
Live-series of action.
Halia Abdel-Meguid has been described as a longtime fan of manga and anime
.In addition to Death Note, he also works as a consultant for writing with Duffer brothers on their approach to the novel by Stephen King and Peter Straub
As previously revealed, Duffer Brothers will create a new adaptation in their new Upside Down studio.The series will be a new approach to the manga
and will be unrelated to previous films
This is a Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata.The story tells about Light Yagami, a teenage genius who discovers a mysterious notebook: “Death notebook”, which belonged to Shinigami Ryuk and gives the user the supernatural ability to kill everyone whose name is written on his pages.
He was published in the Manga Shueisha
Weekly Shonen Jump
From December 2003 to May 2006, its 108 chapters were collected in 12 volumes of Tankōbon.
The series was adapted to three live films released in Japan in June 2006, November 2006 and February 2008, as well as in the television series in 2015.Miniserial entitled
Death Note: New Generation
And the fourth film was released in 2016.The American film adaptation was released exclusively on Netflix in August 2017.