Our world was rocked this week when, seemingly out of nowhere, the first trailer for Detective Pikachu dropped. Yep. This is a live-action film in which the titular electric rodent is voiced by none other than Ryan Reynolds and wears an adorable hat to help him solve Pokemon-related crimes.
Just see for yourself:
Naturally, the memes and tweets starting coming and they haven’t stopped coming. Some are praising Detective Pikachu as their new god, while others are more fearful of his life-like terror. Regardless of anyone’s opinions, you can bet your ass that I will be in a theater seat on day one.
Mister Pikachu. pic.twitter.com/zoHoNTi5eb
— Tom McHenry (@tommchenry) November 12, 2018
same energy pic.twitter.com/hdmuNctZxe
— ??muna?? (@notawaer) November 12, 2018
Same energy pic.twitter.com/wtPXomu4tI
— Ismael Bergara (@Calavera145) November 13, 2018
I’m going to preemptively say that hollywood should cancel the four avatar movies they’re planning and instead use that $1.4 billion to make sixteen detective pikachu sequels
— KT NELSON (@KrangTNelson) November 13, 2018
— Dani Fernandez (@msdanifernandez) November 12, 2018
For your viewing pleasure: ‘True Detective Pikachu’ (2018) pic.twitter.com/T4ePVkgerR
— The Ringer (@ringer) November 13, 2018
Danny Devito is Detective Pikachu in some better timeline, and this is what it sounds like: pic.twitter.com/g029RoGPIh
— Blake (@NoShape_) November 12, 2018
i am so goddamn mad that in 6 months time i am going to walk into a theatre and say the phrase “one for detective pikachu please”
— demi adejuyigbe (@electrolemon) November 12, 2018
— Joey Nolfi (@joeynolfi) November 12, 2018
If the economy is doing so well then why did Pikachu have to pick up a second job
— Chase Mitchell (@ChaseMit) November 12, 2018
me age nine: i wish pokemon were real
*mankey’s paw curls*
— leon (@leyawn) November 12, 2018
This actually looks promising. pic.twitter.com/Y2suMcwpt7
— James Urbaniak (@JamesUrbaniak) November 13, 2018
“The kids call it Ass Koffing. They catch poison-type Pokemon and huff the gas out of them to get high. Too bad the morgue says the comedown ain’t pretty.” pic.twitter.com/E1Xzig1Kpb
— Mike Drucker (@MikeDrucker) November 12, 2018
— Alanah Pearce (@Charalanahzard) November 13, 2018
[INT. ROADSIDE MOTEL – NIGHT]
Cigarette in mouth, Jynx puts on her heels. Detective Pikachu takes another swig of Jack Daniels.
Money’s on the dresser.
What you said about your moth-
Detective Pikachu hurls the whiskey past Jynx’s head. It shatters near the door.
— Edward Stockwell (@EdwardStockwell) November 12, 2018
When I go see Detective Pikachu by myself pic.twitter.com/dRBByXTNId
— Amber ? (@ambaex_) November 12, 2018
Detective Pikachu lands in theaters on May 10th, 2019.