Pokémon can’t usually communicate with people – and so when Detective Pikachu discovers that Tim Goodman has the unique ability to understand him, he is keen to make him his companion. The pair team up to find out what happened to Tim’s missing father and uncover a plot that could threaten the entire Pokémon universe. Justice Smith, Ryan Reynolds and Kathryn Newton star in this family comedy, based on the popular Pokémon franchise.

Tim Goodman (Justice Smith) is the son of a prominent detective and a former Pokémon trainer. After his father disappears, Tim ends up in Ryme City, where people and Pokémon live in harmony. However, his life is turned upside down when the fluffy and wise-cracking Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds) breaks into his home.

While Pokémon usually can’t communicate with humans, Detective Pikachu discovers that Tim is uniquely able to hear what he’s saying. It also turns out that the electric Pokémon is Tim’s father’s old partner – and so Tim and Detective Pikachu come to join forces to solve the mystery of his parent’s disappearance.

As they chase down clues through the streets of Ryme City, they meet plenty of Pokémon and new friends along the way. Yet, the pair find themselves part of something much bigger when they uncover a shocking plot that threatens the entire Pokémon universe.

Detective Pikachu is a fun family mystery starring Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), Kathryn Newton (Ben Is Back, Blockers and Three Billbooards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) and the voice of Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool 2). It features popular Pokémon characters and is sure to bring plenty of laughs.

Watch the trailer here.