But the police are after him, and a strange and reclusive FBI profiler, known only by the name of "L", is closing in on Light.
"Death Note" is a very famous manga series in Japan, written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. It has already been made into two Japanese films that had limited North American release. Now, however, Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to make the movie. There are rumors circulating that Zac Efron has been cast in the role of Light Yagami, but there is no confirmation on this. Fans will be casting a wary eye on the results of this film!