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Rob Letterman Directs Live-Action Pokémon Film

Discussion in 'Pokémon Movies and Shorts' started by May, Dec 1, 2016.

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    Legendary Entertainment has set Rob Letterman ((Shark Tale, Monsters vs. Aliens, Goosebumps) to direct "Detective Pikachu", the live-action film. Scripted by Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch, the project follows Detective Pikachu, a new character which debuted in the videogame Detective Pikachu ~ Birth of a New Duo~ (released in Japan on the Nintendo 3DS eShop on February 3, 2016).
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    Legendary made the movie deal in July and the production will start in 2017.
    TOHO will handle the distribution in Japan while Universal Pictures will handle the distribution outside of Japan.

    Source: deadline.com

    Source: http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/director-selected-for-live-action-pokemon-film/
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    I was very worried because I've never watched any of the movies Rob Letterman has directed. I remember when they came out, but they never gave me a good impression, for example, Goosebumps, Shark, Gulliver's Travels.... But I was reassured when they revealed that the writers are going to be from Guardians of the Galaxy and Gravity Falls (Alex Hursch)
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    I don't know those movies... but I hope this Detective Pikachu one will be good :yeahyeah: (in reality I wanted an animated movie of this...:noone: :alone:)
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    I wanted the live action movie to be about something else...
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    About what?
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    The official website finally confirmed everything!!
    Source: http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/director-selected-for-live-action-pokemon-film/
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    Detective Pikachu gets a 2019 release date (some says on May 10, 2019)!
    Source: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/h...ective-pikachu-gets-2019-release-date-1066636
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