According to Deadline's website, Shane Black
was hired by Warner Bros to direct the live action adaptation Death Note in America.
Script writers: Anthony Bagarozzi & Charles Mondry
Producers: Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Doug Davison and Brian Witten
Black is well known for screenwriting of Lethal Weapon
1 & 2, Last Action Hero
, and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
, which he also directed.
Source: Deadline's website
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