Singer-actress Rita Ora has joined the cast of Detective Pikachu, Legendary Entertainment’s live-action Pokémon movie. Ora joins the eclectic supporting cast that includes Ken Watanabe, Bill Nighy and Suki Waterhouse. Details for Ora’s character in the fantasy monster movie are being kept secret. Ora is a British singer who has appeared in all three Fifty Shades movie, playing Christian Grey’s sister, Mia. She guest-starred on Empire and will be seen in Wonderwell, an indie fantasy that was one of Carrie Fisher’s last movies.
Ryan Reynolds stars in the movie based on the immensely-popular game franchise along with Justice Smith and Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton. The film is currently shooting with Rob Letterman directing. Mary Parent and Cale Boyter are producing the movie for Legendary. Also on board are Ken Watanabe, Bill Nighy and Chris Geere.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter