The premise: Game-playing teenagers are forced to emerge from their consoles to take on a real-life enemy.
this week and, after seven years on the island, Max Bergman will finally get to say all the things that he’s been keeping inside.
“They’re both geeks in their own way, and they can have a very interesting conversation.” His other favorite is Scott Caan, who plays Danny. There’s a lot of improv and things that didn’t make the final cut, but did make it on the DVD.The Netflix original film drew early ire for relocating the Japan-set story to the United States and casting a largely white group of actors in the main roles.Whitewashing claims have dogged the picture ever since, so it’s no surprise that director Adam Wingard was eager to show the film to fans.“This has been a long time coming,” Wingard said, speaking before a secret screening of “Death Note” at Comic-Con Thursday night.“I’ve been on this film for a better part of two years.This is a film that’s had a lot of assumptions and expectations built on it, and the best thing we can do at this point is just show you the goddamn movie.
The film will be available streaming on Netflix on August 25th, 2017.