Detective Pikachu 2, the film, not the sport, would possibly lastly be on the way in which, as a director would possibly lastly be connected to the challenge.
In keeping with Deadline, Portlandia co-creator Jonathon Krisel is at the moment in talks to direct the untitled live-action Detective Pikachu sequel from Legendary Leisure. Deadline additionally reviews that Chris Galletta, author of The Kings of Summer time, is connected to pen the screenplay for the Pokemon movie. Little or no else is thought in regards to the challenge although, however it’s been a very long time within the making, as the primary movie launched in 2019.
A sequel was greenlit upon the primary movie’s launch, however we have not heard a concrete phrase on the challenge since then. The primary movie was directed by Rob Letterman, who additionally labored on the screenplay alongside Benji Samit, Dan Hernandez, and Derek Connolly, however to this point it seems like none of them will probably be returning for the sequel. Ryan Reynolds starred because the titular Detective Pikachu, alongside Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton, although no phrase if any of them will probably be returning, or if it is going to give attention to a complete different Detective Pikachu.
In 2021, Smith advised Inverse he “would like to take part in Detective Pikachu 2,” however did not know if it was going to occur, and felt that “we now have to simply form of bury our hopes.”
There’s, after all, supposedly one other Detective Pikachu recreation within the works, however we’ve not heard something because it was introduced shortly after the movie was launched in 2019. It did form of, type of resurface final 12 months, with a Creatures Inc. worker’s LinkedIn web page claiming that the sequel is “nearing launch,” although how close to is unclear, contemplating we simply had a Pokemon Presents with no new recreation information.
The Pokemon Presents did, nevertheless, lastly re-reveal Pokemon Sleep, which ought to be out a while this 12 months.