Live Action Pokemon Movie ‘Detective Pikachu’ Is A Go At Legendary

Legendary Entertainment is fast-tracking a live action Pokemon movie for 2017. The movie will star Detective Pikachu, a new character in the Pokemon universe.

How exciting! Pokemon is getting a super popular again after the success of the Pokemon Go app.

From Variety:

Legendary Entertainment has won the rights to a Pokemon movie and is partnering with the Pokémon Company to launch the first live-action Pokemon film franchise with a “Detective Pikachu” movie.

Legendary said details are being kept under wraps but added that the film will be fast-tracked for production to start in 2017. Detective Pikachu is a new character in the Pokemon universe.

The deal comes two weeks after the Pokemon Go app game was released and became a worldwide phenomenen. The augmented reality game allows players to capture, battle and train the Pokemon virtual creatures.

Source: Variety

Source: Variety

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