The Get Down's Justice Smith Lands Lead Role in Live-Action Pokemon Film

The Get Down's Justice Smith Lands Lead Role in Live-Action Pokemon Film

Justice Smith will be playing the lead character in the new live-action Pokemon movie Detective Pikachu!

The Get Down actor is also known for playing Radar in the film Paper Towns.

Goosebumps director Rob Letterman is on board to direct from a script by Guardians of the Galaxy writer Nicole Perlman and Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch.

Detective Pikachu is planned as the first in a series revolving around the popular Pokemon franchise.

No other stars or a release date have yet been revealed. Keep checking back with Just Jared Jr. for the latest updates!

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