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Reynolds, Jackman to star in ‘Pokemon’ film?

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A bevy of A-list actors like Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman, Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson are being eyed for the “Pokemon” movie.

The project was first announced last year amid the rising popularity of the game “Pokemon GO” that made players chase down the virtual pocket monsters in real life using GPS. Titled “Detective Pikachu”, it is being directed by Rob Letterman.

According to The Hashtag Show, the makers of the film are eyeing the actors, reports aceshowbiz.com. Reynolds’s last big screen appearance was “Life” and “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” earlier this year. He will next reprise his role as the Merc with a Mouth in “Deadpool 2” which is scheduled to come out on June 1, 2018. He may also return for “X-Force”.


Jackman was last seen on the big screen in comic book adaptation “Logan”. It marked his final appearance as Wolverine in the “X-Men” franchise. His next projects include musical drama “The Greatest Showman” and comedy drama “The Front Runner”.