Detective Pikachu Movie Lands its Director

The live-action Detective Pikachu film has landed its director.

THR reports that Rob Letterman, director of family fare like Shark Tale, Monsters vs Aliens and most recently, Goosebumps, will helm the Pokemon movie for Legendary Pictures.

Detective Pikachu was announced in July to take advantage of the worldwide Pokemon Go frenzy. While plot details have yet to be revealed, we know that Marvel screenwriter Nicole Perlman and Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch will write the screenplay, and Legendary has fast-tracked production to 2017 while Pokemon is still dominating our pop cultural consciousness.

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