Assassination Nation star Suki Waterhouse has joined the cast of Detective Pikachu, Legendary Entertainment’s live-action Pokémon movie. Waterhouse’s character details currently under wraps, but stay tuned for any updates. The movie, currently shooting with Rob Letterman in the director’s chair, is shaping up to have one of the more eclectic studio casts of the year.
Ryan Reynolds is starring in the movie based on the game franchise, along with Justice Smith, who will be seen in the upcoming Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton. Also on board are Ken Watanabe, Bill Nighy and Chris Geere. The story is set into motion when Smith’s character’s father is kidnapped, forcing the teen to team up with Pikachu to find him. Mary Parent and Cale Boyter are producing the movie for Legendary.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter