There’s a new Pokémon Detective Pikachu – “Big” Trailer that gives another preview of the first-ever live-action Pokémon movie that will be hitting theaters on May 10, 2019.
Pokémon Detective Pikachu stars Deadpool himself, Ryan Reynolds, as the voice of Detective Pikachu. Other stars of the film include Suki Waterhouse, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Ken Watanabe, Omar Chaparro, Chris Geere, and Bill Nighy. It is directed by Rob Letterman, director of Monsters vs. Aliens, Shark Tale, Goosebumps, and Gulliver’s Travels.
Watch the Pokémon Detective Pikachu – “Big” Trailer from Warner Brothers Pictures:
The world of Pokémon comes to life! The first-ever live-action Pokémon movie, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” stars Ryan Reynolds as the titular character in the first-ever live-action movie based on the iconic face of the global Pokémon brand—one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties and most successful media franchises of all time.
If you didn’t see it yet, you’ll want to watch the first official trailer because it is much longer. Watch Pokémon Detective Pikachu – Official Trailer #1 from Warner Brothers Pictures:
Fans everywhere can now experience Pikachu on the big screen as never before, as a talking detective Pikachu, a Pokémon like no other. The film also showcases a wide array of beloved Pokémon characters, each with its own unique abilities and personality.
The story begins when ace private eye Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery. Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City—a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans and Pokémon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world—they encounter a diverse cast of Pokémon characters and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokémon universe.
“POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” also stars Justice Smith (“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”) as Tim; Kathryn Newton (“Lady Bird,” TV’s “Big Little Lies”) as Lucy, a junior reporter following her first big story; and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (“Godzilla,” “The Last Samurai”) as Lt. Yoshida.
Directed by Rob Letterman (“Goosebumps,” “Monsters Vs. Aliens”), the “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” creative filmmaking team includes two-time Oscar nominated director of photography John Mathieson (“The Phantom of the Opera,” “Gladiator”), production designer Nigel Phelps (“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Lies”) and Oscar-winning editor Mark Sanger (“Gravity”). Visual effects are by Moving Picture Company (“Wonder Woman”) and Framestore (“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”).
Here is the Pokémon Detective Pikachu theatrical poster: