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These electrifying facts you didn’t know about Pikachu!

These electrifying facts you didn’t know about Pikachu!

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One of the next big upcoming movies is Detective Pikachu, which is scheduled to hit theatres on May 10 featuring the voice of Ryan Reynolds as the electric yellow creature. Check out some fascinating facts about Pikachu: Pikachu is a mouse Pokemon. "Pikachu" is actually a combination of two Japanese onomatopoeias, or words named after the sounds they make. In Japan, the crackle of electricity is said to make a "Pika Pika" sound, and the sound mice make is "Chu." Now, combine them together, and we will get “Pikachu”. In 2011, an isolated Pacific island called Niue released spendable currency featuring Pokémon. These coins, worth one Niue dollar, featured Charmander, Meowth, Squirtle, Bulbasaur, and of course, Pikachu. Do you know you can actually tell the difference between a male an
Detective Pikachu Live action movie to be directed by Rob Letterman

Detective Pikachu Live action movie to be directed by Rob Letterman

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Legendary Entertainment has tapped Rob Letterman to direct Detective Pikachu, according to a report. The hybrid CG-animation/live-action film follows Detective Pikachu, a new character and story in the Pokemon universe (the character was first introduced in a video game in Japan). The screenplay is being written by Nicole Perlman (Guardians of the Galaxy) and Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch. Letterman is currently directing DreamWorks Animation’s Captain Underpants, alongside David Soren, and previously directed Monsters vs. Aliens and Shark Tale (which he also scripted) for DWA. His most recent project was the 2015 feature, Goosebumps. Legendary’s distribution partner Universal Pictures will reportedly release Detective Pikachu outside Japan. Toho, the Pokémon Company’s longtime mo