Filming begins early subsequent 12 months.
Huge Little Lies’ Kathryn Newton is ready to hitch the reside motion Detective Pikachu film.
In line with The Hollywood Reporter, Newton is in talks to star as the feminine lead within the Pokemon movie, a journalist named Lucy. The character goes on an journey with Pikachu and, within the Pokemon universe, even has a Psyduck as a Pokemon sidekick. It is not recognized whether or not Lucy’s Psyduck will present up within the film.
Stranger Issues’ Natalia Dyer, Break up star Haley Lu Richardson, and 13 Causes Why’s Katherine Langford have been all reportedly within the operating for the position.
Newton would star opposite the film’s male lead, The Get Down actor Justice Smith, whose character is but to be named. A few of Newton’s movie credit embrace Woman Fowl and Three Billboards Exterior Ebbing, Missouri.
Detective Pikachu is being written by Guardians of the Galaxy co-writer Nicole Perlman and Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch. Manufacturing is ready to start early subsequent 12 months, in January.
Although Legendary Photos is but to forged the titular position of Pikachu, the studio reportedly has a number of motion stars in thoughts to voice the character, together with Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson.
For extra on Pokemon, try our recent review of Pokemon Solar and Moon.