Ryan Reynolds has signed to star Detective Pikachu, action film directed by Rob Letterman whose filming will start in mid-January in London.
The Detective Pikachu movie will be directed by Rob Letterman (Goosebumps) and begin filming in mid-January in London. In it Ryan Reynoldscompartirá protagonism with Justice Smith (which we can see in Jurassic World: the Fallen Kingdom) that will give life to the character Ezekiel ‘ books ‘ Figuero, and Kathryn Newton, seen in Big Little Lies. The script is written by Alex Hirsch and Nicole Perlman (Captain Marvel).
The story revolves around the kidnapped father of our protagonist, Smith, who joins forces with the titular detective and a young journalist (Newton) to find the above.
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Of the News, published by the Hollywood Reporter, is extracted that Reynolds will wear a motion capture suit to physically interpret the movements of the Pokémon in question.
For those who wonder what Pikachu has to do with being a detective, the solution is easy: besides having been the face of infinite characterizations over the years by the company, Detective Pikachu had already been introduced in a game of Nintendo 3DS exclusive Sivo from Japan, called Great Detective Pikachu. The main feature as a difference with the rest of the Pokémon-forgetting the Meowth of Team Rocket, among others-is that it has the ability to communicate with humans. The most curious, of course, will be to adapt a world that has never before been involved with real action in a way that satisfies its fans.
Pokémon Company wants to continue taking advantage of the media impact on its trademark and has agreed with legendary pictures, producers, among others, of films such as Warcraft: the origin; To bring to the cinemas the adventures of Detective Pikachu.
The company has great hopes for the main project, as the Pokemon franchise has sold 300 million of video games around the world. Universal Pictures is responsible for the distribution of the real action film outside of Japan; Toho will take care of the distribution in Japan.