In Detective Pikachu, Reynolds plays a Sherlock Holmes-hat wearing version of arguably the most loved Pokémon character - Pikachu!
Warner Bros. Pictures say:
The first-ever live-action Pokémon movie, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” stars Ryan Reynolds as the titular character in the first-ever live-action movie based on the iconic face of the global Pokémon brand—one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties and most successful media franchises of all time.
"I think we all knew I'd wind up as a miniature detective repeatedly saying the same two words," Reynolds tweeted. "Just didn't think it'd be this soon."