Nintendo is warming up to Hollywood.
#Pokémon Detective Pikachu
With over 60 Pokémon to design and a complicated approval pipeline, “Pokémon Detective Pikachu” was not your typical hybrid cg production.
The Guy Ritchie-directed film has already passed $225 million in global box office.
“I wouldn’t want to be in their shoes” says “Pokémon: Detective Pikachu” director Rob Letterman about the makers of “Sonic the Hedgehog.”
Analyst are projecting an opening weekend of $50-65 million.
What’s ahead in vfx for 2019: a look at the upcoming superhero films, sequels, and live-action adaptations of animated classics and video games.
Warner Bros. is billing the hybrid “Pokémon Detective Pikachu” as the first-ever live-action Pokémon film, but let’s be honest: the real star of this film is animation.