Ryan Reynolds shares new Detective Pikachu TV spot
Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter to share an all-new Detective Pikachu TV spot. While he didn’t provide any insight into the teaser, or the film, he did announce that he has the bed seen in the 30-second clip. You can check out the teaser (and the bed) in the post below!
The movie’s eclectic cast consists of Golden Globe nominee Reynolds (Deadpool) as the titular talking Pokemon with Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), Kathryn Newton (Big Little Lies), Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai), Suki Waterhouse (Assassination Nation), Rita Ora (Fifty Shades Freed) and Golden Globe winner Bill Nighy (Gideon’s Daughter). Smith will star as a teen whose father is kidnapped which leads him to Reynolds’ Pikachu and Kathryn Newton as a young journalist who team up in order to find him.
Goosebumps helmer Rob Letterman is on directing duty while Mary Parent (The Revenant) and Cale Boyter are producing the film for Legendary Entertainment. The screenplay was written by Letterman and Nicole Perlman, along with Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit.
Pokémon has delighted fans of all ages around the world for over two decades. With more than 300 million video games sold worldwide, 23.6 billion Pokémon TCG cards shipped to 74 countries, and an animated series spanning 20 seasons, Pokémon is one of the most successful entertainment properties in the world.
Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming first live-action Pokémon movie will arrive in theaters on May 11.