Detective Pikachu – What we know about The first Pokemon live action movie

Detective Pikachu
The Internet is going crazy after watching the trailer of the upcoming movie ‘Detective Pikachu’.

The trailer of the upcoming Pokemon movie ‘Detective Pikachu’ was dropped yesterday by Warner Bros. Pictures on their official Youtube channel.

It is already on top trending with #2 position on YouTube.

You should go and watch it here right now.

Well if you’re here, then you must be a pokemon fan. You will read about everything we know about the movie yet.

Get ready!!

cute detective pikachu

What we know about ‘detective Pikachu’

Detective Pikachu is the first ever live-action pokemon movie based on the Pokemon universe.  The movie will be based on the Pokemon game which also goes by the same name.

This film is being jointly produced by American company Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Company along with the Japanese Company Toho.

What we know about the cast
  • Ryan Reynolds will be giving the voice of the Detective Pikachu, an uncommon and smart pokemon.Ryan reynolds giving voice of detective pikachu
  • Justice Smith as Tim Goodman, he is the partner of Detective Pikachu and is looking for his father.
  • Kathyrn Newton as Lucy Stevens, a reporter accompanied by a Psyduck.
  • Ken Watanabe as Detective Yoshida, a Ryme City detective and friend of Harry Goodman’s.
  • Paul Kitson as Harry Goodman, the missing father of Tim Goodman, a famous Ryme City detective.
  • Karan Soni as Jack
  • Omar Chapparonas Sebastian
  • Rita Ora
  • Bill Nighy
  • Suki Waterhouse
  • Chris Geere

Source – The Wikipedia

Visual Effects

We are going to see some beautiful visual effects in this movie.

Visual effects were created by Moving Picture Company and Framestore. Much of the visual effects were provided by the same team behind The Jungle Book and Fantastic Beasts and where to find them. – The Wikipedia

bulbasaurs in detective pikachu

The visual effects are also compared to the Rocket Racoon of the Guardian of the Galaxy by the director Rob Letterman.

The storyline of Detective Pikachu
  • The movie is based in the Pokemon universe. The story begins when Harry Goodman goes missing mysteriously, which prompts his son Tim to go and search for him.
  • The story circles around Detective Pikachu and his partner Tim Goodman. Tim Goodman is a young and failed Pokemon Trainer who moved to Ryme City after his father, Harry Goodman goes missing in a car accident.
  • Here, he meets Detective Pikachu and somehow is able to communicate with Tim while the others can’t.
  • Then, they both begin the thrilling adventure of finding Tim’s father, finding clues through the beautiful neon-lighted streets of the Ryme city in a live action world.
  • We will also see how they unravel the mystery and a horrifying plot which may destroy the peaceful co-existence of Pokemons and humans.
Main Characters


  1. Detective Pikachu – Just imagine It’s a Pikachu with a detective hat!! cuteness overloaded right? Yes, it is.  This special Pikachu is somehow able to communicate with his partner Tim Goodman. As compared to other Pokemons, this Pikachu is miraculously more intelligent and smart and is also a detective.
  2. Tim Goodman – He is one of the main characters and is the partner of Detective Pikachu. His father went missing after a car incident after which he moved to the ryme city and meets Detective Pikachu here.
Release Date

Pokemon Detective Pikachu will be in theaters next year’s summer May 11. We will also see Toy Story 4 getting released in the coming summer. Can’t ignore Infinity war Sequal!





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