Ryme City, a futuristic metropolis in which humans and Pokémon coexist in harmony. After the mysterious disappearance of his father, a legend in the city, the young Tim Goodman (Justice Smith) begins an investigation to find him and find out what has happened to him. In this mission will help the adorable super-detective Pikachu, an intelligent talking Pokémon, although curiously the boy is the only one who can understand him. Both will join forces and work together to solve this great mystery, with the help of Lucy (Kathryn Newton), a reporter who works on her first great story. It will be an adventure in which you will discover the endearing characters of the Pokémon universe, as well as a spooky plot that could threaten the peaceful coexistence of this entire universe.
This free adaptation of the Nintendo Great Detective Pikachu video game starring the iconic yellow Pokemon is directed by Rob Letterman (Nightmares, Monsters vs. Aliens), which co-writes the screenplay with Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy), among others , from the original story and concept created by Tomokazu Ohara and Haruka Utsui. The cast of the film is formed by Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool 2), who gives voice to Detective Pikachu in the original version, Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), Kathryn Newton (The Return of Ben), Ken Watanabe (Transformers: The last gentleman), Bill Nighy (The bookstore), Chris Geere (Modern Family) and Rita Ora (Fifty shades released), among others.