Matt and Ross Dover (for friends of the Duffer Brothers), directors, screenwriters, and producers of Strangers Things created the new company, Upside Down Pictures, and entered into agreements with Netflix for various projects. One of them is one Death Note is a live TV seriesthe famous manga and anime written by Tsugumi Ōba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata.
According to Deadline, the Duffer brothers’ priority will be completing Stranger Things with Season 5, the first details of which have also been revealed, but the duo have already struck deals with Netflix for a series of somewhat interesting projects.
As we mentioned at the beginning, among them stands out a new series of live events from Death Note, completely unrelated to the adaptation of the film released in 2017. The story of the original work revolves around Light Yagami, a boy who owns a mysterious notebook thanks to which he can kill a person As soon as you type his name. Drunk with such force, Light decides to cleanse the world of evil while police forces around the world hunt him down. The manga was published between December 2003 and May 2006, and the anime series has also been drawn from 37 episodes. Both were very successful, even in Italy. No doubt it will be interesting to see how the clash between Light Yagami and “L” was modified by the Duffer Brothers.
Upside Down Pictures’ upcoming projects also include an original series by Jeffrey Addiss and Will Mathews (Dark Crystal – The Resistance), a small-screen adaptation of the novel. “incantation” Written by Stephen King and Peter Straub from 1984 to be made by the Duffers along with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment and Paramount Television, as well as the previously announced Stranger Things show.
Meanwhile, Stranger Things 4 is the second most watched Netflix series of all time, after Squid Game, with a total of 1.15 billion watch hours.
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