Netflix Adaptation Of Death Note Could Get A Sequel, If People Watch It

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The Netflix adaptation of Death Note has proven to be controversial, given the liberties it takes with the source material. While the original creators of the manga did enjoy the movie, the same cannot be said for the fans of the source material. Despite some of the odd directions it took, it looks like Netflix could be getting behind a sequel, but it will depend on people watching it.

During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the film's director Adam Wingard said that Netflix will greenlight a sequel if the first film is watched enough. It's a hard thing to gauge, since views don't always equal quality, especially with all the negative reviews of the film hitting the net. Still, it did get people talking, and that might be enough to get people to watch the adaptation.

Here is what Wingard had to say about a possible sequel:

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"There are definitely lots of places to go, and we know generally where we would take it. Hopefully people will watch it and Netflix will order a sequel. They definitely are ready to. They just need people to watch it."

It will be interesting to see if Netflix goes with a sequel, despite the critical reception of the series thus far. Bad movies have gotten sequels before, so this could be no different. At the end of the day, it will depend on the views the film has.

Death Note is streaming now on Netflix. Fans of the anime and manga dislike it, but it will be interesting to see how more casual audiences feel about the film.

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