Detective Pikachu 2 Release Date, Cast, Plot, and Everything You Should Know

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After a successful release of the first part of Detective Pikachu, the makers are coming out with a sequel. Oren Uziel is the writer for the second part of Detective Pikachu. The makers of the movie are legendary pictures. 

What is the storyline of Detective Pikachu?

The inspiration for the movie is from Satoshi Tajiri, who is the creator of the Pokemon universe. It is a live-action mystery film with Pikachu and Tim Goodman as the main protagonists. They embark on a journey to find the missing father of Tim.

Tim works as an insurance adjuster, but his dream job was to become a pokemon handler. After his mother’s death and father’s mysterious disappearance, Tim went on a completely different track. 

One day Tim receives a call about his father’s death from the Ryme city police. They tell him that his father, Harry, died in a car accident. Ryme City is a place where all Pokemon and humans live together in peace. After reaching Ryme city, Tim meets Pikachu, who helps him with his quest. 

Pikachu is one of the most famous Pokemon of all time. The unique part is that only Tim can hear everything that Pikachu says. The others can only hear Pikachu say ‘Pika Pika.’ This is helpful and strange for Tim in finding his father. The other events of the movie fall into place. 

Finally, the duo finds Tim’s father, Harry. Tim now wants to be a detective and continue to stay in Ryme city. He wants to spend more time with Pikachu and his father, Harry.

What is going to be the plot of Detective Pikachu 2?

Following the events of the first part, Tim also decides to be a detective. Harry, Tim’s father, and Tim Goodman are going to work together as detectives to solve mysteries. Pikachu will be alongside Tim, helping him. But there is no news about the definite plot for the sequel. Speculations suggest that it is going to be as eventful as its former.

What is going to be the release date for Detective Pikachu 2?

You can expect a similar schedule as it was for the first movie. With the production for detective Pikachu complete in 2018, the first premiere was in May 2019. Viewers’ expectations for the sequel were for a release this year itself. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, one can observe hindrances in filming and production. Earlier, the movie was going to be in the theatres by February 2021, but there is no official statement about it.

Who is going to star in the sequel?

Fans are expecting to see most of the actors in Detective Pikachu 2. The character of Pikachu has voice-over artist, Ryan Reynolds. Other than that, the actors who will be returning for detective Pikachu 2 are:

  • Tim Goodman (Justice Smith)
  • Suki Water House
  • Rita Ora
  • Kathryn Newton
  • Chris Geere
  • Josette Simon

Is the trailer for Detective Pikachu 2 out yet?

No, there is no trailer or teaser out for the movie as of now. But you can hope to hear some good news soon.