Mewtwo is a big part of Detective Pikachu! But where did this Pokemon come from?
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It's a genetic clone of the mythical Pokemon Mew, created by Team Rocket in a bid to rule the world.
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Mewtwo appeared in the very first Pokemon games, Red and Green Versions, for the Game Boy in 1996 in Japan.
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The protagonist of Pokemon Red/Green/Blue/Yellow, named Red, actually catches Mewtwo in the games and in the Pokemon Origins miniseries.
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It then went on to become a villain with tragic origins in the film Pokemon the First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back.
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In Pokemon X and Y, Mewtwo even gained two new forms through Mega Evolution.
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Will Mewtwo be a friend or a foe in Detective Pikachu? You'll have to see the movie to find out!
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