As the title suggests, Detective Pikachu isn't just pulling any ol' Pokemon property, which have traditionally focused on trainers who collect the cuddly, but powerful creatures called Pokemon to compete in battle tournaments. Newton will reportedly play a journalist while Reynolds' Pikachu will offer his help along the way. Sources close to THR note that Reynolds' role will be "motion capture in nature", so don't expect to see the actor all done up in yellow face-paint and a lightning bolt-shaped tail.
After the hard-R Deadpool brought him to new heights of fame, Ryan Reynolds could do anything.
Reynolds will star alongside actors Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and The Get Down) and Kathryn Newton (Big Little Lies). The character of Detective Pikachu is comical because he is a gruff spin on what is typically a cute character who can only squeak his own name.
This year's YouTube Rewind video is quite the ride
It's been produced in Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, and China, but this particular video is from a Thailand show. Some of them are no-brainers, like Luis Fonsi's "Despacito," which was the undisputed song of the summer.
Artist Lubaina Himid wins 2017 Turner Prize
The shortlisted artists for 2017 were: Hurvin Anderson, Andrea Büttner, Lubaina Himid and Rosalind Nashashibi. They admire her expansive and exuberant approach to painting which combines satire and a sense of theatre.
Creek Fire Chars Nearly 11400 Acres in Sylmar
There are no reports of injuries, but the flames are dangerously close to the Getty Center and buildings nearby. These closures are causing massive gridlock in what is already one of the city's most congested intersections.
Bitcoin Is Still Basically Useless for Making Payments
That's huge leap from the $450 price when the platform began offering the digital currency as a payment method in April 2016. After crossing the $11,000 mark for the first time a week ago, the currency lost 20 percent of its value in one day.