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Rob Letterman to direct Detective Pikachu movie

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[[File:Rob Letterman.png|thumb|Rob Letterman]]
According to Deadline Hollywood, has{{wp|Rob reportedLetterman}} thatwill direct the ''{{bp|Detective Pikachu}}'' movie has found its director.
{{wp|Rob Letterman}}, a former employee at {{wp|DreamWorks Animation}}, has signed on to direct the film about "a new character and storyline in the Pokémon universe."
Letterman's past credits during his time at DreamWorks include co-writing and co-directing 2004's ''{{wp|Shark Tale}}'' and 2009's ''{{wp|Monsters vs. Aliens}}''. More recently, he directed ''{{wp|Goosebumps (film)|Goosebumps}}'' for {{wp|Columbia Pictures}}, and is currently set to direct that movie's sequel as well as a reboot of the ''{{wp|Dungeons and Dragons}}'' film series.
The movie, to be scripted by {{wp|Nicole Perlman}} and {{wp|Alex Hirsch}}, is being produced by {{wp|Legendary Entertainment|Legendary Pictures}} and distributed by {{wp|Universal Studios}} (who, on a side note,which acquired DreamWorks Animation back in August) worldwide except in Japan, where {{wp|Toho}} will handle distribution.
Production is set to begin next year.