WHO’S IN IT?
Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool), Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), Kathryn Newton (Blockers), Omar Chaparro (How to Be a Latin Lover), Ken Watanabe (Inception), Paul Kitson (Once Upon a Time in London), Karan Soni (Unicorn Store), Ryoma Takeuchi (Aozora Yell), Bill Nighy (Shaun of the Dead), Suki Waterhouse (Assassination Nation), Chris Geere (The Festival), Rita Ora (Fifty Shades of Grey), Rob Delaney (Deadpool 2), Khary Payton (Ping Pong Playa), Ikue Ōtani (Pokémon: The First Movie), Max Fincham (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Rob Letterman (Goosebumps), director, writer; Derek Connolly (Kong: Skull Island), Dan Hernandez (film debut) and Benji Samit (My Girlfriend’s Abroad), writers; Cale Boyter (Pacific Rim: Uprising), Hidenaga Katakami (Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!), Don McGowan (film debut) and Mary Parent (The Revenant), producers; Henry Jackman (Kingsman: The Secret Service), composer; John Mathieson (Gladiator), cinematographer; Mark Sanger (Gravity) and James Thomas (Muppets Most Wanted), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In a world populated by both humans and Pokémon, ace Ryme City detective Harry Goodman (Kitson) suddenly goes missing, prompting his young son Tim (Smith) to investigate. He is soon joined by Harry’s former partner: a talking Pikachu (Reynolds) who’s a mystery even to himself. Together, the two mismatched partners are thrusted onto a journey across the city, coming across numerous clues that point to a threat towards Pokémon everywhere…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The very first live-action Pokémon movie brings the world-famous creatures to stunningly photo-real life, and all in a fun detective story with a Ryan Reynolds-voiced Pikachu as our hero.