Reynolds to Become “Detective Pikachu”

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better…it just has!

Ryan Reynolds will provide motion capture and will provide the voice for the titular character in Detective Pikachu, a film version of the Pokemon-universe video game where the beloved Pikachu is re-imagined as a Sherlock Holmes-style detective.

The film co-stars Justice Smith as a young man whose father is kidnapped and gets an ally in the titular character and joining them as a sassy journalist is Kathryn Newton.

Rob Letterman will be directing the film from a script by Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch.

Detective Pikachu is set to begin production soon for a 2018 release.

H/T: Variety



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s