• Ryan Reynolds has shared why he was picked for the Detective Pikachu role. 1 / 8

  • In an interview with ComicBook, Reynolds explained that it was likely his notoriously mouthy characters. 2 / 8

  • He also states that he was able to actively influence the role's personality. 3 / 8

  • However, Reynolds clarifies that he's ultimately "at the mercy of the filmmakers." 4 / 8

  • He also shared that his cutting room floor lines veered into "borderline rated R" territory. 5 / 8

  • When asked what an R-rated Pikachu film might look like, he compared it to Mean Streets and Goodfellas. 6 / 8

  • Though he was too old for Pokémon when it got popular, he thinks it's an "amazing world." 7 / 8

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