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Well, it’s official: We finally know when we’re gonna get to hear Ryan Reynolds’s gorgeous voice as Pikachu.

According to Deadline, Universal Pictures has given the Detective Pikachu movie a scheduled release of May 10, 2019 — not nearly as far off as some of us might have thought!

Directed by Rob Letterman, the movie will star Reynolds, Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton.


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We really have to hope for a hit with this one, because if it does well, we can hope for a bright future ahead for all Nintendo-related films. On the other hand, if it does poorly, we might have the start of another “Super Mario Bros.” era, and I think at this point all of us fans are hoping for something a bit better.

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