Debuts on Netflix in 2017. Nat Wolff as Light Turner (Light Yagami) Willem Dafoe as Ryuk (voice) Keith Stanfield as L Margaret Quailey as Mia Sutton (Misa) After years of corporate meddling, we finally have a cast and a director and filming is nearly complete. Wingard most recently did an interview with Collider where he discussed working on the film with Jason Eisner as second-unit director (Hobo with a Shotgun) and the more adult, gory approached they've shot with this adaptation. Will be it better for it? Will it be worse? Let's talk about it.