Posts tagged with "Death Note"

Netflix On The Verge Of Snapping Up New Live-Action Death Note Movie

Netflix On The Verge Of Snapping Up New Live-Action Death Note Movie
The new US-made, live-action Death Note movie which was being developed at Warner Bros is on the verge of moving to Netflix, according the sources for The Hollywood Reporter. The manga adaptation (which follows both anime and live-action adaptation in its native Japan) is being directed by Adam Wingard (The Guest, You’re Next) and will star  Nat Wolff (The Fault In Our Star) and Margaret Qualley (The Leftovers). Several studios were interested... 

Buzz News Shorts: Aquaman, Death Note, Toy Story 4 & More

Buzz News Shorts: Aquaman, Death Note, Toy Story 4 & More
••• Patricia Arquette (Medium) is in final negotiations to play a voice role in Toy Story 4. The character would be a human, not a toy; a mother who’s a bit of a hippy. [via The Hollywood Reporter] ••• Scriptwriter David Leslie Johnson (Wrath Of The Titans, Orphan and Red Riding Hood) has been hired to work on director James Wan’s upcoming Aquaman film. Johnson has already been working with Wan on the upcoming The Conjuring 2: The... 

Light Cast In US Death Note Movie

Light Cast In US Death Note Movie
  The live-action US version of celebrated manga Death Note is one of those projects that’s been hanging around development hell for years with names such as Shane Black and Gus Van Sant attached to direct. Now it finally looks like the film is taking major steps towards reality. Warners recently announced that Adam Wingard (V/H/S, You’re Next) will be directing, and is now on the verge of signing Paper Town star Nat Wolff to star. The... 

JYJ’s Junsu Announces “The Game Begins” With New Music Video Release

JYJ’s Junsu Announces “The Game Begins” With New Music Video Release
Previously we reported that JYJ’s Kim Junsu along with a star-studded cast would be performing in the latest Korean anime-to-musical adaptation, Death Note: The Musical. With the upcoming show gaining coverage worldwide and generating excitement amongst both K-pop enthusiasts and fans of the anime and movie series, Junsu has now released the music video for “The Game Begins“, one of the songs that helps explain her character, L. The... 

JYJ’s Junsu to star in South Korean Death Note: The Musical

JYJ’s Junsu to star in South Korean Death Note: The Musical
News about a Death Note musical for Japan and South Korea was first announced in December 2013. Now the upcoming Death Note: The Musical for South Korea have revealed the cast that will be playing the popular characters. It was announced that Kim Junsu of K-pop boy group JYJ will be taking one of the lead spots, playing the strange yet wonderful character of sweet loving L. This is far from the first musical production that he has worked on as he... 

Win Anime with Animax and MCM Buzz!

Win Anime with Animax and MCM Buzz!
It’s competition time here at MCM Buzz and to celebrate the news that ANIMAX has now launched a new subscription deal (£3.99 per month for six months), we have teamed up with them to offer you the chance to win some great anime DVDs. ANIMAX, the UK’s Ultimate Anime Destination, have launched a new package deal, with the idea that you can now enjoy six months of non-stop anime action with the Six Month Subscription package for just £3.99... 

Death Note Musical to hit Japan and South Korea in 2015

Death Note Musical to hit Japan and South Korea in 2015
So how many of you viewed the Death Note anime and thought, ‘Hey, this could do with a musical number about heart attacks.’ Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s phenomenal manga has already seen an anime series and three live action films. With a US film adaptation currently in the works, it would seem that the next logical step is obviously a musical. The stage production will be directed by Tamiya Kuriyama, from a script by Ivan Menchell, who... 

Joe and Stuart Save Expo: Part Two (MCM Buzz Manga)

Joe and Stuart Save Expo: Part Two (MCM Buzz Manga)
Title: Joe and Stuart Save Expo Released: 2012 Artist: Sophie Chipchase Written by: Shalimar Sahota Story by: Shalimar Sahota and Stuart Claw Editor: Stuart Claw Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror Synopsis: It’s the first day of the October 2012 London MCM Expo! Joe ‘Granny Getrude’ Sutton and Stuart Claw are looking forward to another fun-fuelled busy weekend. However, an unexpected threat means having to put things on hold as they suddenly come... 

Tekken: Blood Vengeance DVD partner announced

Tekken: Blood Vengeance DVD partner announced
Namco Bandai have today announced that Kazé (Viz Media Group) will be the distribution partner for their upcoming Tekken CGI feature film, Tekken: Blood Vengeance. As the leading publisher and distributor for anime in Europe, it was only natural that the company was sought after and a partnership agreed upon for what could be one of the best films of the year amongst fans. The movie itself is produced by Digital Frontier, the studio behind Resident... 

Noir Live-Action Green Lit

Noir Live-Action Green Lit
It  would appear that making anime into live action dramas is becoming a serious business. After the news of Ouran High School Host Club being adapted into a drama (see our news post here); MCM Buzz has also learnt that the classic gun-slinging anime Noir, is also to have a live-action remake. Except that this time, the remake will be American and not Japanese. The 2001 anime was a huge success and tells the story of two young female assassins:... 
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