Rita Ora joins Detective Pikachu movie

Rita Ora joins Detective Pikachu movie

Late a year ago, Ryan Reynolds was announced as the star of the live-action Pokémon movie, Detective Pikachu.

In the live-action film, Smith's character's father is kidnapped, resulting in the teen joining forces with Pikachu in order to find him. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom's Justice Smith will star, as well as Big Little Lies' Kathryn Newton, Ken Watanabe, Bill Nighy, and Suki Waterhouse. Newton will reportedly play a journalist while Reynolds' Pikachu will offer his help along the way. The Fifty Shades Freed actress and soundtrack artist has officially signed on to Detective Pikachu, the live-action Pokémon film coming from Legendary Entertainment.


The film is now shooting with Rob Letterman directing.

The movie is based off the Detective Pikachu game, which was released in 2016 in Japan. The Pokemon Company's Tsunekazu Ishihara and Joe Caracciolo Jr. Visual effects for the film (which likely include CGI versions of Pokemon) will be provided by Moving Picture Company (Wonder Woman) and Framestore (Paddington 2). Reynold's Detective Pikachu is described as "a peculiar sort from the Pikachu set, a self-styled investigator who is good at finding things".

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