Jonathan Krisel in talks for sequel to Pokémon Detective Pikachu.

Legendary Entertainment is in talks with Jonathan Krisel.

the co-creator of Portlandia and Baskets , to direct the sequel to POKÉMON Detective Pikachu . Chris Galletta will write the screenplay for the film.

Deadline points out that at the moment no agreement has been signed, and no confirmations have been provided. According to insiders Ryan Reynolds will have a role in the sequel, although at the moment we have no certain news.

The 2019 film was directed by Rob Letterman , it had in the cast: Ryan Reynolds, Ken Watanabe, Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton . The film grossed $449 million at the worldwide box office, including $144 million in North America and $305 million in international territories.


The Pokémon franchise was created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1996 and revolves around fictional creatures called Pokémon that Pokémon trainers can catch, train, and battle against other Pokémon.

One of the most successful franchises, it is the third best-selling gaming franchise ever with more than 440 million copies sold and one billion mobile downloads. The Pokémon card game is the best-selling game, with more than 43.2 billion cards sold.