• Detective Pikachu is out now and has been rapturously received by fans. 1 / 8

  • The film features Mewtwo, a terrifyingly powerful Pokemon being controlled by a human villain. 2 / 8

    Mewtwo In Pokemon Detective Pikachu
  • Mewtwo was cloned from Mew, and an old Pokemon theory suggests Ditto was too. 3 / 8

  • Detective Pikachu writer Dan Hernandez confirmed that the film was hinted towards this theory. 4 / 8

  • The connection between Mewtwo and Ditto isn't overtly addressed. 5 / 8

  • But since villain Howard Clifford owns a Ditto and has an interest in Mewtwo's genetics... 6 / 8

  • It's certainly possible that Clifford chose his partner because it was created from Mew. 7 / 8

    Pokemon Detective Pikachu Video Game
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