According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Ryan Reynolds has been cast as the titular Pikachu in Legendary's upcoming live-action adaptation of Detective Pikachu. Alongside Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton, Ryan Reynolds will reportedly provide a motion-capture performance.
Rob Letterman (Goosebumps) is set to direct, and the current version of the film is " kicked into gear when Smith's character's father is kidnapped, forcing the teen to team up with Pikachu in order to find him.
Big Little Lies star Kathryn Newton has entered negotiations to play the female lead alongside Justice Smith in Detective Pikachu.
Hollywood studio Legendary has hired Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds to play the lead role in its upcoming Detective Pikachu film, according to Hollywood Reporter. Nintendo and The Pokémon Company released a Detective Pikachu game for t...
Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds will star as Pikachu in the upcoming Detective Pikachu film. Reynolds will voice and perform motion-capture for the CGI creature, Hollywood Reporter revealed. He'll be joined by Jurassic World: Fallen Kin...
Ryan Reynolds has come aboard to play the title character in Detective Pikachu joining Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton.