Yes folks, Ryan Reynolds is turning into a Pikachu, as he voices the Pokemon for the live-action Detective Pikachu movie. And now, we finally get our first look at the Deadpool actor as Pikachu, as well as his CGI model! This is because Warner Bros. has now released the film’s very first trailer:
Yes folks, Deadpool is Pikachu! Detective Pikachu will also star Justice Smith and Katherine Newton. And yes, as the trailer shows, it will also have other Pokemon from across the generations like Charizard, Greninja, and Mr.Mime! The Hollywood Reporter describes the movie’s story as:
The story is kicked into gear when Smith’s character’s father is kidnapped, forcing the teen to team up with Pikachu in order to find him. Newton is a sassy journalist who helps them on their quest.
Universal Pictures is handling distribution of the live-action film outside Japan, while Toho will handle distribution in Japan. It will premiere on May 10, 2019.
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