Live Action ‘Pokémon’ Film Recruiting Two Screenwriters


Last month, it was announced that The Pokémon Company is teaming up with Legendary Pictures to create a live action Pokémon movie. The film, which is targeting a 2017 production start date, is based on the Great Detective Pikachu video game. Now, the film is about to lock down its screenwriters. Continue reading


Legendary Pictures Officially Acquires ‘Pokémon’ Live Action Film Rights


Earlier this year, we reported that The Pokémon Company was courting several Hollywood studios to bring Pokémon to the big screen in a live action film. Legendary Entertainment, Warner Bros. and Sony Pictures were all in contention for the hot property. Since this news, the hugely successful Pokémon Go mobile game was released. Now, the tentpole has found a studio. Continue reading

Studios Enter Bidding War for ‘Pokémon’ Live Action Movie Rights


It’s hard to find a franchise as iconic and beloved as Pokémon. There have been countless video games, movies, an anime series that’s still going, and of course, the trading card game. However, there has yet to be a live action, big budget movie adapting this saga. But it looks like that is all about to change. Continue reading