Yeah , its true that Pokemon movie will be made as a Hollywood movie and a big fish among the hollywood production arena will start making the first ever Pokemon live action movie next year.
What the movie is based on?
The movie will be based on the Nintendo 3DS platform based adventure video game called Great detective Pikachu which was released earlier this year@ February in Nintendo’s eShop. The story plot will be revolving around the Pikachu and a boy called Tim Goodman who will be hunting down the mysterious Pokemon things happening around in the city.
Who makes it?
Legendary Pictures have signed the copyrights deal with the Nintendo (Pokemon’s Mother Company) for a Detective Pikachu movie.This is not the first time the Legendary is making a movie based on a video game,as it has recently released a super action movie,Warcraft based on the slash hit game,World of the Warcraft.Legendary pictures are the one who gave blockbuster movies like the Dark Knight trilogy,Interstellar,Jurassic world,inception etc.The company was bought by the Wanda Group ,a Chinese firm earlier this year and it will be great project to kick off for the Chinese Hollywood guests.
Why it does?
Its obvious,that because of the recent global Pokemon Go’s fever and the Nintendo’s career best stock breaches(traded 476 billion yen in one day on July15 @ a stock price of $33) ultimately brought it to the spotlight of hollywood. Moreover,it is reported that the franchise has planned to something really big on behalf of its 20th anniversary,and it cant get any bigger than a Pokemon live action movie.
Who’s gonna voice the detctive Pikachu?
Danny Devito,an american-italian hollywood actor was rumoured to be voicing the live action Pikachu character.he was known for his stellar comedy performances in the movie Always Sunny. Around ,40000 petition calls were raised for the actor to take up the characters voice on the Change.org petition.
But, recently the actor has expressed his disinterest in the role, but the legendary is likely to be pulling him in for the spot with its field power.
Originally,the voice for the cartoon Pikachu was performed by the Ikue otani, a Japanese voice actress and was passed away in 2010.
Who is the Screenplay maker ?
Max landis , the writer of Victor Frankenstein(2015) is a potential writer whose compelling screenplay was much praised in the critic hit movie , Chronice(2012).Legendary thinks, Landis is the right person to take care of the Pikachu’s first ever live action flick’s screenplay.
Do you Know Pokemon’s Silver Screen history?
In 1999 ,Pokemon : the First Movie got released and it was a commercial hit with $163Million collection worldwide.The 71 minutes Pokemon Heroes movie was released in 2003 and it grossed just $20.3 Million.Both the movies were made as an animated movie at that time. But now with the advancement in the field of VFX ,the Pokemon movie will be a great experience for the 90’s kids to witness their childhood hero , Pikachu on the silver screen. Anyhow,with the current sensation and Pokemon fever all across the globe,lets wish the Pokemon movie to be a super slash hit.