Entertainment Ryan Reynolds cast in live action Pokemon movie

06:11  07 december  2017
06:11  07 december  2017 Source:   MSN

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 Rock, Ryan Reynolds And Hugh Jackman Among Those Eyed For Detective Pikachu. By Michael Briers @briersytweets. It’s been a whirlwind 24 hours for Pokémon ‘s greatest mascot. Following up on Omega Underground‘s report that Legendary’s live - action Detective Pikachu movie has been

It looks like the first ever live - action Pokémon movie , Detective Pikachu, has found its lead in Justice Smith. Earlier it was rumored that Legendary was eyeing Dwayne Johnson to voice Pikachu, though other names also being thrown about included Ryan Reynolds , Hugh Jackman, and Mark Wahlberg

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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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Live - Action Pokemon Movie Finds Its Star. 16 November 2017. by Mia Galuppo. The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News. Rumour: Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds , Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson top Detective Pikachu movie shortlist.

He will also star as Justin in the drama Every Day. Now that he's joined this live action Pokemon movie , it would Supposedly the production is looking for a big-name actor to voice Pikachu, with the potential candidates reportedly including Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Ryan Reynolds , Mark

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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