‘Captain Marvel’ and ‘Gravity Falls’ Scribes Set To Pen The ‘Pokemon’ Live-Action Movie

Aug 17, 2016

Today, Variety announced that Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain Marvel screenwriter Nicole Perlman along with Gravity Falls writer Alex Hirsch will pen the upcoming Pokemon live-action movie. this movie as previously reported will not follow the long running anime or video games but instead follow a Japanese exclusive mini game Detective Pikachu. The game allows you to play as the human protagonist Tim along with his talking Pikachu as they solve mysterious.

Legendary Pictures fast tracked a live-action Pokemon movie after the brand was put in the global spotlight from the augmented reality app Pokemon Go. After the app’s release Pokemon’s stock went up almost 25%.

Detective Pikachu has not set release date

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