Legendary is apparently very confident in Detective Pikachu. So confident, in fact, that plans for a sequel to the live-action Pokémon film are already in the works. After seeing the film's second trailer, which premiered today, it's not hard to understand why.
After the first Ryan Reynolds-headlined trailer sent the internet ablaze with his quippy dialogue and boldly realistic look, the second holds strong with a powerful musical soundscape and even more jokes — with plenty of new Pokémon adapted into the new aesthetic. We're no longer "Holding Out for a Hero" because Detective Pikachu is here for us, saving the day...at least, if he can get his electric moves to work.
Check it out:
How can you not be excited for this? With the Deadpool formula for wisecracks and a bona fide hit franchise bolstering the universe, it seems like a surefire win. Even if Charizard is definitely, definitely going to whip Pikachu. But with a Ludicolo, Snubbull, and even a Mewtwo showing up, there're plenty of Pokémon to take his place. We've also got a new poster:
What's your favorite new Pokémon introduced by this trailer?
Detective Pikachu searches for answers to this question and more when it hits theaters on May 10.