Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (styled as POKÉMON: Detective Pikachu), simply known as Detective Pikachu, is an upcoming mystery comedy film directed by Rob Letterman and written by Nicole Perlman and Letterman, based on the video game of the same name. The film is an American and Japanese venture produced by Legendary Entertainment, Warner Bros. and Toho. It will be the first live-action film based on the Pokémon franchise. The film stars Ryan Reynolds as the voice of Detective Pikachu, with Ken Watanabe, Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton in live-action roles.
It is slated for release in the United States on May 10, 2019.