Well, Pikachu will soon be called the “Pokémon with the Mouth.” Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds has officially been cast to portray the electric yellow mouse on the upcoming movie, “Detective Pikachu.” He beat out the likes of Dwayne Johnson, Mark Walberg and Hugh Jackman for the role. Detective Pikachu hails from his own game. He is a Pikachu that is not suited for fighting but he has a great mind for detective work. Legendary Entertainment is behind the film with Universal Pictures serving as distributer. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’s Justice Smith and Big Little Lies’ Kathryn Newton are also cast. According to VarietyDetective Pikachu investigates on May 10, 2019.