Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Reports: Hollywood may be planning a live-action Pokemon movie

Pokemania is sweeping the world once again, as Pokemon Go has been released. The release has been very lucrative for Nintendo, and it caused its stock to jump by 25%. Right now, Pokemon is hot stuff, and so hot that there are reports that a live-action Hollywood movie may be made.


Entertainment website, Deadline Hollywood, has reported that Legendary Pictures (Warcraft, Pacific Rim, Godzilla) is already making moves in trying to acquire the live-action movie rights to Nintendo and GameFreak’s succussful video game franchise. According to the report, “This will likely test the bounds of the biggest video-game movie rights deal, which is around $5 million against 5% of first-dollar gross.”

Several names have already been tagged with the live-action Hollywood Pokemon, including Max Landis, is said to be the one writing the script.

However, the rumors are now getting a lot of buzz in Hollywood, and many are already talking about it. As for long-time fans of the franchise, many of them are rolling their eyes as of now. And remember that these are still rumors and Nintendo still has not addressed them.


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Reports: Hollywood may be planning a live-action Pokemon movie

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