Not all detectives are hard-boiled sociopaths with excellent observation skills. Some detectives aren't even human, as is the case with.
The movie centers on the search for a human detective named Harry Goodman who goes missing, prompting his son Tim to find out what happened.
The digital release of Pokemon: Detective Pikachu will be available on July 23 in the US on various platforms including Google Play and Apple TV, among others. The film will be released on Blu-ray and DVD in the US on Aug. 6 and in the UK on Sept. 16.
What we know about the plot
Helping Tim in the investigation is Harry's former Pokemon partner, Detective Pikachu -- described as "a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself."
The film is a mix of CGI Pokemon creatures and live-action humans.live together side by side.
Who's making it?
The movie is co-written by Letterman with Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit and Derek Connolly, from a story by Hernandez, Samit and Nicole Perlman.
The film is also a Japanese-American joint venture produced by Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures and The Pokemon Company, in association with Toho.
When did the movie debut in theaters?
Pokemon: Detective Pikachu opened in theaters worldwide on May 10.
On May 7, though, Reynolds decided to have some fun with fans online and he retweeted a fake account that claimed to have leaked the entire film, when actually it was a video of looped footage of.
When will it come out on Blu-ray and digital?
The digital release of Pokemon: Detective Pikachu will be available on July 23, on various platforms including Google Play, Apple TV, Vudu, Fandango Now and more. The film will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on Aug. 6. Preorders are available here on the official site.
Meet the cast
Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu
Justice Smith as Tim Goodman
Kathryn Newton as Lucy Stevens
Bill Nighy as Howard Clifford
Ken Watanabe as Lieutenant Hide Yoshida
Chris Geere as Roger Clifford
Suki Waterhouse as Ms. Norman
Josette Simon as Grams
Rita Ora as Dr. Ann Laurent
Karan Soni as Jack
Omar Chaparro as Sebastian
This piece was originally published on May 1, 2019, and is updated as news rolls in.