Ryan Reynolds has signed on to star in the live-action Pokémon movie “Detective Pikachu.” The movie also stars Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton of “Big Little Lies.”
The movie surrounds the kidnapping of Smith’s character’s father. Forcing the teen to team up with Pikachu in order to find him. Reynolds will play Detective Pikachu himself. The director behind “Goosebumps,” Rob Letterman, will be working on it. It is expected to start shooting in London in January.