Ryan Reynolds Confirmed For Pokemon Live-Action Movie

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Laura Bracken
Laura Bracken

7 Dec 2017

Well, this is something different! 

According to reports, Ryan Reynolds is due to star in an upcoming live-action Pokemon movie.

The Hollywood Reporter state that Ryan will play the role of Detective Pikachu. They claim that the movie is due to begin filming in London in January.

Starring alongside him in the movie will be Big Little Lies star Kathryn Newton and Paper Towns'  Justice Smith. 

The movie is said to be about Detective Pikachu's journey to find the father of Smith's character, after he is kidnapped. 

Newton is said to play the role of a journalist who helps them along the way.