Warner Bros. has released the first look trailer and poster for multi-platform game adaptation, ‘Pokemon Detective Pikachu’.
The first-ever live-action Pokémon adventure stars Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool, The Croods, Green Lantern) as Pikachu, the iconic face of the global Pokémon phenomenon. It also stars Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom) as Tim; Kathryn Newton (Lady Bird, TV’s Big Little Lies) as Lucy, a junior reporter following her first big story; and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (Godzilla, The Last Samurai) as Lt. Yoshida. Also starring UK talent; Rita Ora(Fifty Shades of Grey), Suki Waterhouse (The Divergent Series: Insurgent) and Bill Nighy (Pirates of the Caribbean).
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The film is released May 10 2019.
POKÉMON Detective Pikachu Official Synopsis
The story begins when ace private eye Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened.
Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery.
Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City – a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans and Pokémon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world—they encounter a diverse cast of Pokémon characters and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokémon universe.