Pokémon: Detective Pikachu
Pokémon: Detective Pikachu is a 2019 urban fantasy mystery film directed by Rob Letterman. Based on the Pokémon franchise created by Satoshi Tajiri and serving as a loose adaptation of the 2016 video game of the same name, it was written by Letterman, Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit and Derek Connolly, from a story by Hernandez, Samit and Nicole Perlman. The film was produced by Legendary Pictures in association with Toho. It is the first live-action Pokémon film. Ryan Reynolds stars as the voice and facial motion capture of Pikachu, with Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Suki Waterhouse, Omar Chaparro, Chris Geere, Ken Watanabe and Bill Nighy in live-action roles.
In the Pokémon universe, Tim Goodman is a 21-year-old insurance adjuster who gave up his dream of being a Pokémon trainer following the death of his mother and becoming estranged from his father Harry Goodman. Tim is contacted by the police of Ryme City, a city where humans and Pokémon live together in harmony; catching and battling Pokémon is outlawed. He is informed that his father's death in a car accident.
|author||Benji Samit Dan Hernandez|
|editor||James Thomas Mark Sanger|
|genre||action adventure animation comedy fantasy live-action mystery|
|keywords||advanced aipom amnesia arrest attack battle betray brain–computer interface bulbasaur capture car accident car crash charizard deerstalker ditto enhance estrange gag greninja human body identical in the singular and plural injured mewtwo mr. mime pikachu pokémon universe tie up|
|producer||Cale Boyter Don McGowan Hidenaga Katakami Mary Parent|
|publisher||Toho Warner Bros. Pictures|
|theme||3d action comedy buddy comedy fantasy-comedy urban|