The Pokemon live-action movie is speculated to be based upon the Detective Pikachu narrative. Chronicle writer, Max Landis was originally rumoured to write the movie
By Jay Hunter – One of the most dominating headlines of 2016, particular in pop-culture circles is the return of Pokemon to the top of the pile. Although the Pokemon Go app has now levelled off, it shattered records and was a true world wide phenomenon. Territory that is all too familiar for Pokemon.
The question on everyones lips, however, was whether or not we would finally see a live-action Pokemon movie. Well, after a bidding war, Legendary Pictures came out on top.
Now, we know who will be scripting the upcoming feature – a pair of veterans from two other celebrated series. Now via, Variety we can confirm that Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch are in negations to write the screenplay.
Whilst Hirsch is known for working on Gravity Falls, the news of Perlman working on the project will surely excite fans the most. Best known for her work for Guardians of the Galaxy and the upcoming Captain Marvel movie, if she could translate that tone to a Pokemon live-action movie, it would surely be a smash hit.
Source – Variety