the Pokémon Detective Pikachu The sequel may have found its director and writer. According to a new report, Jonathan Krisel, is best known for co-creating Portlandiais in talks to direct.
The deadlineThe report also states that Chris Galletta is set to write the script for the movie. Galletta’s most notable work includes writing Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ 2013 film The Kings of Summer. Krisel also directs, produces, or produces movies like Kroll Show, Men Seeking Women, Basketsand Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, just to name a few. Neither Krisel nor Galletta were involved in the original 2019 film.
This news contradicts a report from before the release of the original film. Hollywood reported recorded in January 2019 that 22 Jump Street Writer Oren Uziel is set to write the script. Polygon It was reported that Uziel was no longer part of the project in Februarya report that also has Legendary Entertainment reiterating that the movie is still going on despite the long hiatus. Detective Pikachu also stars Justice Smith said in 2021 that he wasn’t sure the sequel would happen.
the Detective Pikachu game coming to Switch The Pokémon Company announced in May 2019 also a mystery, because nothing has ever been said. However, a senior game programmer at Creatures Inc., Jonathan Murphy, posted on LinkedIn that he works Detective Pikachu 2 and noted that it is “closer to release.” He has since removed the part about this coming out soon, however, but the post is still up.