Deadpool himself, Ryan Reynolds, has been cast in Legendary’s live-action Pokemon film ‘Detective Pikachu’ and get this…Reynolds will be playing none other than the titular character himself. That’s right! Ryan Reynolds is Detective Pikachu!!
The actor will be joined by Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom) and actress Kathryn Newton (Big Little Lies) in the film.
The film, directed by Rob Letterman, will follow Smith’s and Newton’s characters as they join forces with Pikachu to find Smith’s character’s kidnapped father.
Details of the project are being kept under wraps for now, but shooting is said to be due to begin mid-January in London.