Call it Pika-Two: Legendary shows confidence in its upcoming release by moving to develop a sequel almost three months before ‘Pikachu’ opens.
Detective Pikachu is starting a new case before his first one has wrapped.
Legendary has begun work on a sequel to its Pokemon-based movie, hiring Oren Uziel to pen the script. The move is a sign of confidence, as it comes close to three months before the company releases the Ryan Reynolds-starrer on May 10 via Warner Bros.
Pikachu comes from the video and card game, popular around the world, that sees players acting as trainers who collect cute, but powerful, monsters called Pokemon in order to compete in battle tournaments.
Pikachu is a species of Pokemon, while Detective Pikachu, the character, is a peculiar sort from the Pikachu set — a self-styled investigator who is good at finding things.