'Detective Pikachu' trivia and fun facts
Beating records 'Pokémon: Detective Pikachu' trailer hits 1 million likes in the official Warner Bros Youtube channel, which was the first trailer to reach this milestone in the channel's history. In fact, the first trailer for the movie was viewed 100 million times in the first 24 hours on all the social media platforms.
Mobile Success It has been said that the huge success of the Pokemon GO mobile game was the reason why the franchise was allowed to become a live action movie.
Professor Oak dissapears Robin Williams was always Nintendo's choice to play Professor Oak. No word as of December 2016 as to whether or not Oak will appear in the film following Williams' death in 2014.
A curious coincidence? Smith's character in 'City of Papers' sang the Pokemon theme song in a strip mall scene, after Smith and his co-star, Halston Sage, suggested it. Justice Smith was the first person confirmed to be a part of this movie.
More videogames' films One of three video game feature films of 2019, the others being Columbia Pictures/Sony Animation's Angry 'Birds 2: The Movie' and Paramount Animation's 'Sonic the Hedgehog'.
An online discover The realistic style of the Pokémon were based on the artwork by RJ Palmer. The movie's production designer discovered him while he was looking for realistic Pokémon designs on the internet, and he was so impressed by Palmer's artwork that he gave him a job as the concept artist for the movie.