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 »

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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 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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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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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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ash in detective pikachu

Ash Ketchum famously declared that he would catch ’em all, but the one thing he won’t catch is a front-row seat to the first live-action Pokémon movie.

Detective Pikachu director Rob Letterman confirmed that the TV series’ famous protagonist won’t be appearing in the film — which technically is in line with the premise of the video game upon which it’s based, which features an entirely new lead character. But this decision will inevitably leave plenty of ’90s kids who grew up on the series heartbroken. It must be even worse for the fans of Red.

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pokemon the movie the power of us theatrical release

You gotta catch all the showings of Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us when it comes to U.S. theaters this fall. Because there will be limited chances to see this Pokémon feature film Stateside before it disappears from the big screens.

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The very-elusive crime solver known as Detective Pikachu has decided to move out of his home at Universal and set up shop at Warner Bros. instead. The film, which is 100% real, we swear, features Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu, a Pokemon who solves mysteries and wears a Sherlock Holmes hat, or some such silly nonsense.

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Detective Pikachu movie cast

That live-action Pokémon movie, Detective Pikachu, is still happening, no matter how strange it might seem. Detective Pikachu continues to slouch its way towards existence by casting its female lead, Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton. There are no details on just who Newton is playing, but it’s safe to assume she’s not playing the eponymous pocket monster detective. More details about the Detective Pikachu movie cast await you below.

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