Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (also known as Detective Pikachu) is a 2019 American urban fantasy mystery movie. It was directed by Rob Letterman. It was written by Nicole Perlman and Letterman. It is based on the video game of the same name. The movie was produced by Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures.
This was the first live-action movie based on the Pokémon franchise. The movie stars Ryan Reynolds as the voice of Detective Pikachu, while Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Suki Waterhouse, Bill Nighy, Chris Geere, Ken Watanabe and Rita Ora have live-action roles.
The movie came out in Japan on May 3, 2019 and in the United States on May 10, 2019.
Cast[change | change source]
- Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu
- Ikue Ōtani as Pikachu's normal voice
- Justice Smith as Tim Goodman
- Max Fincham as Young Tim Goodman
- Kathryn Newton as Lucy Stevens
- Suki Waterhouse as Ms. Norman
- Omar Chaparro as Sebastian
- Chris Geere as Roger Clifford
- Ken Watanabe as Detective Hideo Yoshida
- Bill Nighy as Howard Clifford
- Rita Ora as Dr. Ann Laurent
- Karan Soni as Jack
- Josette Simon as "Grams"
- Rina Hoshino and Kotaro Watanabe as Mewtwo
- Rachael Lillis as Jigglypuff (via archival recording)
References[change | change source]
- "Detective Pikachu". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved October 24, 2018.
- Kit, Borys (December 11, 2017). "Ryan Reynolds' 'Detective Pikachu' Gets 2019 Release Date". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 25, 2018.