Deadline has reported the premiere details for the upcoming Detective Pikachu film. For those who haven’t been following the film, Detective Pikachu is a live-action adaptation of the Pokémon spin-off game of the same name. As reported earlier, Detective Pikachu will star Ryan Reynolds as the titular character and he will play alongside Justice Smith and Kathyrn Newton. Detective Pikachu will premiere on May 10, 2019.
Variety has reported that Kathryn Newton is joining the cast of Legendary’s live-action Detective Pikachu film as the head female lead. Kathryn will be co-star alongside the main lead male character, which will be portrayed by Justice Smith. As reported earlier the film will be directed by Rob Letterman and the script will be written by Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch. The live-action Detective Pikachu film will be distributed by Universal Pictures outside of Japan while the film will distributed by Toho in Japan. Currently no other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.
Entertainment Weekly has recently reported that the director for the upcoming Detective Pikachu film has been confirmed. Rob Letterman will be working as the director for the film at Legendary Entertainment and will work with script writer, Nicole Perlman along with Alex Hirsch. The film will focus on the titular character, Detective Pikachu, who is the star of the currently Japanese exclusive game of the same name. The game also features the character Tim Goodman, a young boy who is currently searching for the whereabouts of his father. He adventures to Rhyme city where he meets Detective Pikachu. TheRead More