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Legendary Entertainment has announced that director Rob Letterman is set to direct the upcoming Detective Pikachu movie. Letterman has directed nine major motions pictures, including Goosebumps, Gulliver’s Travels and Shark Tale.


Detective Pikachu will be a live action and animated crossover featuring Pikachu as a smart-mouthed detective who solves mysteries in the big city. The character will be based on the Japanese-exclusive Detective Pikachu title released on the 3DS earlier this year. There’s no word yet on a release date for the title, but stay tuned for more details.


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