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.
The film will be released by Universal Pictures internationally while it will be distributed by Toho in Japan.
Source: Entertainment Weekly