We finally get to a first look at the upcoming film “Pokémon: Detective Pikachu” from Warner Bros. The film has a darker tone than what we’re used to when it comes to Pokémon. However, it does work on creating atmosphere. Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu is just adorable. He is a great actor and can sell this character. Based on the Nintendo 3DS game, Detective Pikachu follows the story of Tim Goodman (Justice Smith), a failed Pokémon Trainer and the son of prominent detective Harry Goodman. When his father disappears in a car crash, Tim arrives in Ryme City and ends up meeting Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds) who was Harry’s former Pokémon partner. Tim is somehow able to understand the Detective and they reluctantly team up to find Harry and uncover the mystery surrounding his disappearance.
Detective Pikachu is produced by Warner Bros with Legendary Entertainment and the Pokémon Company. Distribution is handled by Warner Bros. The film stars Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu, Justice Smith as Tim Goodman with Kathryn Newton and Ken Watanabe in live-action roles. The movie is set for release May 10, 2019.