detective pikachu tv spot

Pikachu is used to be the face of a franchise, but partnering up with a human who sleeps in a Pikachu bed may be a step too far even for the hardened detective. But in Detective Pikachu, the titular Pokemon (Ryan Reynolds) and young man Tim (Justice Smith) have no choice but to work together. See the new Detective Pikachu TV spot below.

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Danny DeVito Voicing Detective PIkachu

When it was announced that the first live-action Pokémon movie coming from Hollywood would be Detective Pikachu, fans were perplexed. They were even more surprised when they learned that Ryan Reynolds would be voicing the titular electrified pocket monster turned world class detective. That might be because many fans felt like It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Danny DeVito would have been the perfect choice to take the role instead.

Funnily enough, the Batman Returns villain was considered for the role, and somewhere there’s footage of Danny DeVito’s voice coming out of Detective Pikachu’s mouth. Below, find out about the time when Danny DeVito voicing Detective Pikachu was almost a reality. Read More »

detective pikachu graphic novel

Detective Pikachu has come so far since the video game first debuted in 2016: it’s gone from a popular video game to one of the most anticipated feature films of 2019. And now it’s taking over one more medium: the comic book. A Detective Pikachu graphic novel is set to be released this summer as a companion to the Ryan Reynolds-starring feature film.

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detective pikachu trailer

Detective Pikachu is like no Pokemon ever was. But catching the culprit is going to be a real test even for this smart-talking, mystery-solving Pikachu voiced by Ryan Reynolds. Reynolds stars in Detective Pikachu as the titular talking Pokemon who strikes up an alliance with the human Tim Goodman (Justice Smith), whose father has mysteriously vanished. Warner Bros. has dropped the latest Detective Pikachu trailer, which shows Detective Pikachu and Tim traveling far and wide to solve the case of Tim’s missing father.

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Detective Pikachu Featurette

We’re as surprised as anyone that Detective Pikachu actually looks like it could be a fun action adventure romp this summer. Some of that is likely thanks to Ryan Reynolds providing the voice of the investigative Pokémon who normally only says his own name. But it wasn’t easy for the Deadpool star to go from being a mouthy, meta mercenary to playing a cute, little, yellow furball. In fact, as a new Detective Pikachu featurette reveals, Reynolds went so far as to disappear into the role, so much that he refused to pick up his daughters from school. That didn’t sit too well with his wife Blake Lively. Read More »

Detective Pikachu is sarcastic, self-loathing, addicted to caffeine, and seems to have lost his memory. In other words, he’s just like us! The latest Detective Pikachu TV spot gives us a better idea of the troubles plaguing Pikachu (he must solve the mystery of Tim Goodman’s missing father…but not before he solves himself) and shows off some first looks at other familiar Pokemon rendered in horrifyingly realistic CGI.

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detective pikachu tv spot

Detective Pikachu, a movie I still can’t quite believe exists, has a new TV spot, featuring more Pokemon and more flatulence. Ryan Reynolds is the voice of the lead character, a Pokemon who is trying to help a young man find his missing father. Oh, and I guess he farts, too. What is this movie? I don’t really know. Watch the new Detective Pikachu TV spot below!

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detective pikachu behind the scenes

If Detective Pikachu couldn’t get more uncanny for you, Ryan Reynolds is here to remind you that you’re looking at his face when you look into the eyes of that furry yellow creature. The star of the live-action/CG hybrid film posted a Detective Pikachu behind-the-scenes image that gives us a sneak peek(-achu) at the upcoming Pokemon video game adaptation.

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Every Pokemon in the ‘Detective Pikachu’ Trailer

detective pikachu pokemon list

Now that we’re recovered from the bewilderment of watching the Detective Pikachu trailer, it’s time to parse through it frame-by-frame and count every Pokemon that makes an appearance. Because despite the strangeness of a Detective Pikachu adaptation, it’s still a big deal to see our favorite Pokemon come to life on the big screen in a live-action movie. And Warner Bros. was kind to fans here, throwing in some fan-favorite first-generation Pokemon in addition to some new-generation creatures. It’s almost as good as seeing the highly detailed models used to create the Detective Pikachu Pokemon.

So ready your Pokedexes because here is a comprehensive list of every Pokemon that made an appearance in Detective Pikachu.

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detective pikachu trailer

This is not a dream (or a drug-induced nightmare) – Detective Pikachu is a real movie. Somehow. For some reason. Twenty years of Pokemon‘s world-wide domination and pop culture legacy, and the first live-action movie we get for the franchise is about a smart-talking Pikachu voiced by Ryan Reynolds. Warner Bros. has released the first Detective Pikachu trailer, and now we can no longer deny the reality. We’re about to Pokemon Go to the movies.

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