Ryan Reynolds is set to star in Live Action Pokemon film Detective Pikachu.
Reynolds will star alongside Justice Smith as the voice of Pikachu who Smith’s character seeks out when his father is kidnapped. Pokemon has been around for 21 years starting in 1996 in Japan and generating huge sales of video games and Pokemon cards while also having 20 seasons of its animated series.
Reynolds is know for starring in Deadpool with its sequel set to air next year. Smith recently starred in the Netflix musical drama series The Get Down and is set to star in blockbuster Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.