Live-action Pokémon movie casts human star

Pokémon’s upcoming live-action Detective Pikachu movie will star up-and-coming actor Justice Smith, Variety reports.

Smith can currently be seen in Baz Luhrmann’s Netflix series The Get Down (which recently got overlooked for a second season). You may have also seen him in the big-screen adaptation of John Green novel Paper Towns.

He’ll next star in the forthcoming Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, which will likely have served as good practice for acting alongside CGI characters, as is expected to be the case in Detective Pikachu.

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SOURCE: Eurogamer.net – Read entire story here.