Ryan Reynolds is starring in a brand new movie, and the latest details have just been released! The beloved Canadian actor will be in an all-new Pikachu movie called Detective Pikachu, which will be released next year in 2019. The trailer just dropped today and here's everything you need to know about the new movie.
Ryan Reynolds will be the voice of Pikachu in this new live-action flick, which is a spinoff of the popular Pikachu video games. Check out the full trailer that was just released today.
In the trailer, we're introduced to Pikachu voiced by Ryan Reynolds. The actor brings some playful sass to the role. The trailer shows the first meeting of Pikachu and the main character, who is a teenager played by Justice Smith. Only Smith's character can understand what Pikachu is saying and the two partner up to find Smith's missing father.
The movie focuses on the main character teaming up with Pikachu to find his kidnapped father, according to Variety. Detective Pikachu is set in a world where people use Pokemon to battle, according to IMDB.
Fans have been absolutely freaking out over the news, and the trailer was posted onto Twitter. Check out some of their reactions.
I'm fine with everything in the new pokemon thing, actually. i think its all good— Patrick "The Stuffing Enjoyer" Gill (@Pizza_Suplex) November 12, 2018
Me: I can’t wait to make fun of the Detective Pikachu trailer when it drops— Brian Shea (@BrianPShea) November 12, 2018
Detective Pikachu trailer drops
This actually looks good wthhh— ً (@breathinbucky) November 12, 2018
WB: “We’re making a live action Detective Pikachu movie starring Ryan Reynolds as Pikachu.”— 🍗 DANKSGIVING 🦃 (@kokujindotcom) November 12, 2018
Pokéfans: “This isn’t real. It’s an elaborate joke.”
WB: “Hey here’s the trailer to this very real movie.”
Detective Pikachu will also star Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton alongside Ryan Reynolds. The live-action film is set to be released on May 10th, 2019.