Live-Action Detective Pikachu Movie is Actually Happening

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We’ve learned (via Variety) that Nintendo is working on the first live-action Pokemon movie, with Legendary Entertainment.

While details are scant, we know the movie will be based on the “Detective Pikachu” spinoff where … you guessed it, Pikachu is literally a detective solving mysteries.

The movie is reportedly on the fast-track to start production sometime next year. Universal Pictures will be handling distribution of the movie outside of Japan.

Only time will tell if Danny DeVito will be involved.

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