Detective Pikachu is out now and has been rapturously received by fans.
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The film features Mewtwo, a terrifyingly powerful Pokemon being controlled by a human villain.
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Mewtwo was cloned from Mew, and an old Pokemon theory suggests Ditto was too.
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Detective Pikachu writer Dan Hernandez confirmed that the film was hinted towards this theory.
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The connection between Mewtwo and Ditto isn't overtly addressed.
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But since villain Howard Clifford owns a Ditto and has an interest in Mewtwo's genetics...
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It's certainly possible that Clifford chose his partner because it was created from Mew.
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