Death Note’s Character Gets A Real Power Trip In This Teaser

Death Note, the popular Japanese manga and anime, is known for the intoxicating power a notebook gives a young man when it allows him to take someone’s life by merely writing a few words. The manga, written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata is now a Netflix original film, premiering on August 25th, 2017.

The dark teaser depicts an ominous notebook that grants a high school student the ability to take life and how he becomes drunk with the power to take the life of those whom he deems unworthy.

Watch the teaser here:

Video Courtesy: Netflix US & Canada

The film stars Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley, Lakeith Stanfield, Paul Nakauchi, and Willem Dafoe and is directed by Adam Wingard.