Entertainment Ryan Reynolds cast in live action Pokemon movie

06:11  07 december  2017
06:11  07 december  2017 Source:   msn.com

Ryan Reynolds to play Pikachu in the live-action Pokémon movie, and sorry, what?!

  Ryan Reynolds to play Pikachu in the live-action Pokémon movie, and sorry, what?! Ryan Reynolds has has been cast to star as Pikachu in the new live-action movie Detective Pikachu.Ever since the news first broke of the remake last year, we've been wondering who would star as the leading role in the project — and today it was revealed that Ryan Reynolds has been cast to star as Pikachu. Yes, we’re not joking.

The live - action Detective Pikachu movie has finally found its star, Ryan Reynolds ! Get the full details on the casting of Reynolds and what the basic story

Newton beat out Natalia Dyer, Haley Lu Richardson, and Katherine Langford for the role.[9][10] In December 2017, Ryan Reynolds was cast in the titular role to be portrayed via " Live - Action ' Pokemon ' Movie 'Detective Pikachu' Starts Filming This January in the UK". Omega Underground.

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Ryan Reynolds has signed on to play Pikachu in a new live-action Pokemon movie.

The Hollywood Reporter reports the Deadpool star has signed on to star in Legendary's upcoming live-action movie, Detective Pikachu, in the titular role.

IGN reports Reynolds had been one of several names reportedly being considered for the role alongside Hugh Jackman, Mark Wahlberg, and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.

Rob Letterman, of Shark Tale fame, will be reportedly directing the project, which is due to start filming in London early next year.

Starring alongside Reynolds will be Justice Smith, who will be seen in the upcoming Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton.

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A very familiar voice is taking on the role of Detective Pikachu in the upcoming Pokemon film. Subscribe to the IGN News Channel

in Japan in February 2016, didn't feature a kidnapped father or a sassy journalist element, but it seems this Pokemon live - action movie is sticking close to the core story about a young boy teaming up with Pikachu. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news on Ryan Reynolds ' casting earlier today.

Detective Pikachu's plot will be based on a kidnapping, with Pikachu (Reynolds) assigned to hunt the offender down. Newton is reportedly playing a journalist aiding them along the way.

THR reports few other details are known about the plot at this time.

The new film will be based on the already-successful franchise, introduced with video games in Japan in 1996. The brand then launched player cards and a TV and movie series, becoming one of the most successful entertainment franchises in the world.

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