A few days ago it was revealed Deadpool‘s Ryan Reynolds would be the voice of the most well-known Pokemon in the Detective Pikachu film. Now, we have a release date to go along with the news as Universal Pictures has announced fans can expect the film to be released on May 10th, 2019.
Its been said that Reynolds will portray Pikachu via performance capture technology. He will star alongside The Get Down‘s Justice Smith and Big Little Lies‘ Kathryn Newton.
The film is being directed by Rob Letterman (Goosebumps) and sees Smith’s character teaming up with Pikachu when his father is kidnapped. Newton will play a sassy journalist who helps them on the case.