Fun New DETECTIVE PIKACHU Promo Video is Loaded with Lots of Pokemon Characters
The latest promo spot for Detective Pikachu offers our best look yet at several of the Pokemon characters that will appear in the film. Some of the Pokemon on display here include Psyduck, Snubbul, Mewtwo, Pancham and Loudred. You’ll also get to see Magikarp, Eevee, Venasaur, Pangoro, Purrloin, Torterra, and Sneasel.
This is one of those promo spots that Pokemon fans will really enjoy! Check it out below and hit us up with your thoughts!
Here’s the synopsis:
In a world where people collect pocket-size monsters (pokemon) to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent monster who seeks to be a detective.
Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) takes on the role of Pikachu, and he is joined by Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), Kathryn Newton (Big Little Lies), Ken Watanabe (Inception), Suki Waterhouse (Revenge), Rita Ora (Fifty Shades Freed), and Bill Nighy (Gideon’s Daughter).
The story of Detective Pikachu centers around Smith’s character’s father getting kidnapped. He teams up with Pikachu (Reynolds) to help find him. Newton plays a journalist who helps them on their quest. Ken Watanabe will play a new character created for the film called Detective Yoshida.
Detective Pikachu is directed by Goosebumps director Rob Letterman from a script written by Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Alex Hirsch (Gravity Falls). Detective Pikachu will be the first film in a planned franchise centering on the character.
Detective Pikachu hits theaters on May 10th, 2019.