Legendary Pictures Win Rights To Live-Action Pokémon Films, First Film Based On Detective Pikachu

After many different rumors about companies bidding for the rights to make live-action Pokémon movies, it seems Legendary Pictures has finally come out on top. According to Variety, Legendary is planning a Detective Pikachu film and is pushing for development to start in 2017.

Fans may remember Detective Pikachu from the Japan only Nintendo 3DS title released earlier this year.

Toho has been confirmed to distribute the film in Japan while Universal will handle the international release.

Are you excited for a live-action Detective Pikachu film? What other live-action Pokémon films would you like to see in the future? Feel free to share your thoughts.

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