Ryan Reynolds Is The Voice Actor Of Pikachu In The Upcoming Live-Action Pokémon Movie
RYAN-REYNOLDS – Canadian-American actor Ryan Reynolds stars in live-action Pokémon movie entitled “Pokémon : Detective Pikachu” as Pikachu.
Ryan Reynolds is well-known for his role as the titular character Wade Wilson/Deadpool in Deadpool; and stars in films like Green Lantern; R.I.P.D; Definitely, Maybe; and more.
Recently, he was cast as the voice actor of Pikachu in the upcoming first ever live-action film entitled “Pokémon : Detective Pikachu”.
An article in Manila Bulletin states that in the film’s trailer, you get to hear his voice. The trailer showed other Pokémon such as Charizard, Jigglypuff, Bulbasaur, Mr. Mime, Psyduck, and Greninja, as they coexist with humans in a place called Ryme City. You can check out the trailer below:
As per the report, the movie starts with a 21-year old man named Tim Goodman (played by Justice Smith), whose father Harry went missing. Along his search, he encounters the adorable, intelligent, wise-cracking Pikachu, who is also his father’s former partner.
The film is directed by Rob Letterman, who is behind “Goosebumps” and “Monsters Vs. Aliens”. The film, as reported, will hit the big screens on May 10, 2019.
As for the trailer, here are some comments from netizens:
Give me more homework mr brown: “Why does Pikachu give me TED vibes”
janaki nath: “Any one who remembers the childhood days when we had craze for Pokemon. The good old days”
Nii Fuji: “I have mixed feelings about this because of Dragon Ball and The Last Airbender, but Pikachu is sooo cute and Ryan Reynolds voiced him so I’m sold.”
Rogoś Julian: “Please tell me it’s a joke. (I mean i like it but i’m scared they are going to *** that up) At least its not Netflix adaptation.”
What do you think?