Release date:May 10, 2019
Studio:Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Entertainment
Screenwriters:Nicole Perlman, Rob Letterman
Starring:Ryan Reynolds, Ken Watanabe, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Bill Nighy, Chris Geere, Suki Waterhouse, Rita Ora
“Detective Pikachu” is the first live-action film based on the globally popular Pokémon franchise and will star Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith (“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”) and Kathryn Newton (Big Little Lies). Smith will star as a teen whose father is kidnapped which leads him to Reynolds’ Pikachu and Kathryn Newton as a young journalist who team up in order to find him.
Pokémon has delighted fans of all ages around the world for over two decades. With more than 300 million video games sold worldwide, 23.6 billion Pokémon TCG cards shipped to 74 countries, and an animated series spanning 20 seasons, Pokémon is one of the most successful entertainment properties in the world.