Pokemon Detective Pikachu: Ryan Reynolds talks about the future of the franchise and any spin-off
Pokemon Detective Pikachu is ready to land in all the Italian theatres (HERE FOR OUR REVIEW) and, while waiting to understand what will be the reaction of the public to the first movie, a live-action of one of the franchise's most long-lived and well-loved in the world, the actors and the director of the movie wanted to explain some choices made in the film, describing the new region is introduced, and the future of a saga, which, most likely, will include more movies.
“I'm really nervous waiting for the arrival in the halls, I just want people to have fun and that the most dedicated fans give their blessing to a project that we have worked hard” the words of the director Rob Letterman at the Comicbook “We have worked closely with The Pokemon Company and the original authors, there has been a lot of attention and respect for the original material in the film. The story is different, there is a new region, but this film fits fully in the world of Pokemon, and we wanted this to be represented in the right way”.
Ryan Reynolds (voice of Pikachu) he also spoke of the future of the film franchise, that Pokemon Detective Pikachu seems to have started a real cycle: “A universe like that could go in any direction, I am surprised it has not been developed before. There is so much material that can take on any fold, even perhaps without the presence of Pikachu,” the words of the actor to the Comicbook.
The world of Pokémon comes to life! The first Pokémon adventure live-action “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu”, in its original version, see Ryan Reynolds giving the voice of Pikachu, the iconic face of the global phenomenon of Pokémon, one of the trademarks of the entertainment multi-generational the world's most popular and franchise media the most successful of all time. The fans around the world will be able to see Pikachu on the big screen as never seen before, in the role of Detective Pikachu, a Pokémon like no other. The film also shows a wide range of beloved characters in Pokémon, each with their own skills and personality, singular and unique.
The story begins when the brilliant private detective Harry Goodman mysteriously disappears, forcing the son of 21 years Tim to find out what happened. To help in the investigation of the ex-partner Pokémon, Harry, the Detective Pikachu: an adorable, hilarious, wise and super-investigator who surprises everyone, even himself. Having found that the two are equipped to communicate with each other in a singular manner, given that Tim is the only human being able to speak with Pikachu, join forces in an electrifying adventure to unravel the intricate mystery. You are thus able to pursue the clues along the brightly lit streets of neon, of Ryme City, a modern and chaotic metropolis, where humans and Pokémon live side by side in a hyper-realistic world of live-action. Here they met a number of Pokémon, discovering a plot shocking that it could destroy their peaceful coexistence with the humans and threaten the universe of Pokémon.
Pokemon Detective Pikachu, directed by Rob Letterman, starring Ryan Reynolds as the voice of detective Pikachu, Justice Smith(Tim Goodman), Kathryn Newton ( Lucy Stevens), Ken Watanabe (detective Yoshida), Bill Nighy, Suki Waterhouse, Chris Geere, Rita Ora, and Omar Chaparro. The distribution throughout the world was entrusted by Warner Bros. Pictures (which should therefore replace Universal), while Toho remains the distributor for Japan. The film will be released in Italian cinemas on the 9th of may 2019.
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