POKEMON Recruit GUARDIAN OF THE GALAXY Writers

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Pokemon is set to get the live action treatment based on the upcoming game Detective Pikachu.

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With the runaway success of Pokemon Go, Legendary acquired the film rights and are in negotiations with Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch to pen the script. Perlman has worked on a number of Marvel films including Guardians of the Galaxy and Thor and is also set to write for the upcoming female superhero fronted Captain Marvel. Hirsch created Disney’s Gravity.

SOURCE: Variety.com