Netflix’s Death Note casts death god Willem Dafoe for death god Ryuk

Willem Dafoe has just signed on to voice Ryuk, the Shinigami who doles out death for fun, in the U.S. adaptation of the uber-popular Japanese manga Death Note. […] The film is set to debut on Netflix next year. Other cast member includes Nat Wolff as protagonist Light Turner; Keith Stanfield as intrepid detective with a sweet tooth, L; Margaret Qualley as Mia Sutton; Paul Nakauchi as Watari; and Shea Whigham as Light’s father and police officer, James Turner. – Michelle Nguyen,