During the phenomenal success of Pokemon Go last year, representatives from Legendary Pictures announced an agreement with The Pokemon Company, in which it was planned filming of the “live” movie based on the universe of pocket monsters. As it turned out, the film “Detective Pikachu” will be released on the big screen next year, shooting will start in January 2018 in London.
Pikachu in the role of detective is definitely more like Sherlock Holmes than in Colombo. It is therefore logical that to do it will be in the UK. It is expected that the pool of actors will be announced in the near future. Earlier, the fans asked that Pikachu was voiced by Danny DeVito. You will listen to their desire of the filmmakers, will know soon.
Supervise the shooting, “Detective Pikachu” will be the notorious Rob Lukermann, who previously worked on “Horror” and “Gulliver’s travels”. Also joined the team of Alex Hirsch and Nicole Perlman – this should help the film to make a splash after the release in cinemas.
According to sources, the premiere of the first film based on the Pokemon universe will be held in late 2018 or early 2019.
Pikachu voice acting Danny DeVito: