Detective Pikachu released in 2019 and was based on the Pokémon franchise created by Satoshi Tajiri and serving as a loose adaptation of the 2016 video game of the same name. Ryan Reynolds stars as Pikachu’s voice and facial motion capture, with Judge Smith, Kathryn Newton, Suki Waterhouse, Omar Chaparro, Chris Geere, Ken Watanabe, and Bill Nighy in live roles. The story follows former Pokémon trainer Tim Goodman and Pikachu as they uncover the mysteries of Tim’s father’s disappearance. If you liked the movie, read on to find out where was Detective Pikachu filmed.
A glance Detective Pikachu filming locations
According to Omega Underground, filming began on January 15, 2018 in London, England and Denver, Colorado. Later the filming location was moved to Shepperton Studios, Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden and Minley Woods in Hampshire, rural Colorado, just outside Denver and Colorado Springs; and Scotland. Apart from that, part of the film was also shot on Anchor Wharf at the Chatham Historic Dockyard in Kent.
According to IMDb, Pokémon’s realistic style was based on RJ Palmer’s artwork. The film marked the first Pokémon movie Warner Bros. has released since Pokémon 3 the Movie: The Fate of the Unknown (2000). According to the film’s official website, visual effects for the film were provided by the Moving Picture Company (MPC), Framestore, Image Engine, Rodeo FX, and Instinctual VFX. Most of the visual effects were done by the same team behind The Jungle Book, Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them, and The Lion King.
More about Detective Pikachu
The film became the second-highest-grossing video game film adaptation of all time. Warcraft. It grossed $ 433 million at the box office. Right before the film’s release, the development of the sequel was announced. The screenplay was written by Rob Letterman, Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit and Derek Connolly, based on a story by Hernandez, Samit and Nicole Perlman. The film is the first live-action Pokémon film, as well as the first live-action film based on a Nintendo game property since super mario bros. (1993).
IMAGE: Still of Detective Pikachu
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