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Pokémon set for movie franchise

July 21st, 2016 by bash Comments

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Pokémon is coming to the big screen after news of a new live action series of films was announced by Legendary Entertainment.

Detective Pikachu is to be the first instalment in a forthcoming movie franchise, with production starting next year.

The news comes just two weeks after the release of the ‘reality’ game Pokémon Go, which has become so popular the shares in part-owner of the brand, Nintendo, rose by 25%.

Writer Max Landis is rumoured to be involved in screenplay duties with many fans hoping that actor Danny DeVito will voice the lead character.

 

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