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The upcoming live action film Detective Pikachu, will star {{wp|Justice Smith}} in the lead role. Justice Smith is most famous for his role in the {{wp|Netflix}} series {{wp|The Get Down}}.
 
{{wp|Justice Smith}}, most famous for the {{wp|Netflix}} series {{wp|The Get Down}}, has been confirmed as the lead role of Detective Pikachu.
 
 
Detective Pikachu is going to be directed by {{wp|Rob Letterman}}. The script is by {{wp|Nicole Perlman}} and {{wp|Alex Hirsch}}. Moreover, it will be created by {{wp|Legendary}} and distributed by {{wp|Universal Pictures}}. It will be released outside of Japan according to {{wp|Deadline}}.
 
 
{{bp|Great Detective Pikachu ~Birth of a New Duo~|Detective Pikachu}} or ''Great Detective Pikachu ~Birth of a New Duo~'' is a Pokémon spin-off game for the {{wp|Nintendo 3DS|3DS}}. Tim Goodman comes to Rhyme City and meets a bossy, infatuated, talking coffee-loving {{bp|Pikachu}}.
 
 
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{{quote|Justice Smith, who starred on Netflix’s musical drama The Get Down, has been set as the lead of Legendary’s live-action Pokemon movie Detective Pikachu.
 
   
The project, originally tipped by Deadline in summer 2016 amid the heat of the Pokemon Go craze, is being directed by Rob Letterman from a script by Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch. No plot details yet. Universal Pictures, Legendary’s distribution partner, will release the live-action film outside Japan, where Toho has rights.
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The movie, directed by {{wp|Rob Letterman}} and scripted by {{wp|Nicole Perlman}} and {{wp|Alex Hirsch}}, is being produced by {{wp|Legendary Entertainment|Legendary Pictures}} and distributed by {{wp|Universal Studios}} (which acquired DreamWorks Animation back in August) worldwide except in Japan, where {{wp|Toho}} will handle distribution. Production is set to begin next year.
   
Smith’s film credits include Paper Towns and the upcoming Jurassic World sequel. Variety broke Smith’s casting first today.|Deadline}}
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The movie is inspired by the Japan-only {{bp|Nintendo 3DS}} game, ''{{bp|Great Detective Pikachu ~Birth of a New Duo~}}''.

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The upcoming live action film Detective Pikachu, will star Justice Smith in the lead role. Justice Smith is most famous for his role in the Netflix series The Get Down.

The movie, directed by Rob Letterman and scripted by Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch, is being produced by Legendary Pictures and distributed by Universal Studios (which acquired DreamWorks Animation back in August) worldwide except in Japan, where Toho will handle distribution. Production is set to begin next year.

The movie is inspired by the Japan-only Nintendo 3DS game, Great Detective Pikachu ~Birth of a New Duo~.