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Detective Pikachu Writer Reveals Why The Game Was Chosen For A Live-Action Adaptation

Detective Pikachu Writer Reveals Why The Game Was Chosen For A Live-Action Adaptation

Although the live-action adaptation of Detective Pikachu has proven to be a hit with casual audiences and Pokemon fans alike, it wasn’t exactly everyone’s first choice of Pokemon source material to bring to the big screen. So why did the studios decide on Detective Pikachu as the franchise’s big live-action debut?

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Detective Pikachu’s Mewtwo Was Written With Mewtwo Strikes Back In Mind

Detective Pikachu’s Mewtwo Was Written With Mewtwo Strikes Back In Mind

By now, most would know that Mewtwo plays a very prominent role in Detective Pikachu. As it turns out, the Genetic Pokemon’s story is yet another way that the live-action film ties into the franchise’s overall universe.

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Detective Pikachu Writers Interested In Making a Jigglypuff Solo Film

Detective Pikachu Writers Interested In Making a Jigglypuff Solo Film

With Detective Pikachu already shaping up to be a massive success, at least one or more sequels and spin-offs seem all but guaranteed. But what should these new live-action Pokemon films be about? And more importantly, who should be the star?

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Pokemon Co. Specifically Requested Less Emphasis On Pokemon Battles In Detective Pikachu

Pokemon Co. Specifically Requested Less Emphasis On Pokemon Battles In Detective Pikachu

Despite being a Pokemon film, Detective Pikachu features surprisingly few traditional Pokemon Battles, normally a staple of the long-running franchise. Even more surprising however, is that this was neither a studio mandate nor a choice by the filmmakers, but a request from The Pokemon Company itself.

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The Pokemon Company Wasn’t Comfortable With Lickitung’s Appearance In Detective Pikachu

The Pokemon Company Wasn’t Comfortable With Lickitung’s Appearance In Detective Pikachu

Apart from Mr Mime, there was one other Pokemon from Detective Pikachu fans found rather disturbing to see in the film’s photorealistic style. A pale pink creature with a 2-meter long tongue whose licks can cause paralysis: Lickitung, The Licking Pokemon.

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