This film will start an entire live-action Pokémon franchise. Full details haven't been released just yet, but production is slated to begin in 2017.
Labeled as “Detective Pikachu,” a new character in the Pokémon Universe introduced through a Japanese video game, the film will be distributed by Universal Pictures outside of Japan. Inside of Japan, Toho, Pokémon Company's longtime partner, will distribute the film.
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