Ken Watanabe Joins Detective Pikachu Live-Action Film Cast

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Ken Watanabe is joining the cast of the live-action Detective Pikachu film. For those who are unaware, Ken Watanabe, has starred in various films such as The Last Samurai, Ashita no Kioku/Memories of Tomorrow, and as Dr. Serizawa in the recent Godzilla film by Legendary Pictures.  Ken Watanabe will be playing a new character that be featured in the film named Detective Yoshida.  Detective Pikachu will premiere on May 10, 2019. Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Detective Pikachu Video Game Headed to the West

The official Pokémon YouTube Channel has updated with a new trailer for Detective Pikachu.  The trailer features a short preview of the game’s story as well as the English cast for the game.  For those who are unaware, Detective Pikachu is a spin-off game based on the Pokémon franchise that was developed by Creatures Inc., and published by The Pokémon Company.  The game features a talking Pikachu who helps the main protagonist named Tim solve cases throughout Ryme City and also discover the whereabouts of his missing father. The game was originally released as a Japanese E-Shop…

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Detective Pikachu Film Premiere Date Announced

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. Source: Deadline  

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Ryan Reynolds Cast in Live-Action Detective Pikachu Film

Yesterday, The Hollywood Repoter reported that Ryan Reynolds is joining the cast of the live-action Detective Pikachu film.  Ryan Reynolds will be portraying the titular detective himself so expect some crazy adventures along the way. As reported earlier, the other main lead roles will be portrayed by Kathryn Newton and Justice Smith. The story features Smith’s character as he searches for the whereabouts of his kidnapped father.  Along the way he will be meeting Newton’s character who is said to be  “sassy journalist” and Detective Pikachu who will help him on his journey. Currently no other details are…

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Kathryn Newton Cast in Live-Action Detective Pikachu Film

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. Source: Variety  

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Detective Pikachu Director Announced

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.  …

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