Celebs And Fans Join The Fun As A Unique Pokémon Detective Pikachu Pop-Up Experience Opens In London In Advance its Release
Two floor pop-up event, celebrating the world of the first-ever live-action Pokémon adventure, POKÉMON Detective Pikachu, opens in Covent Garden (@7dialslondon)
Featuring a Detective Pikachu-inspired lounge with coffee bar serving yellow bubble tea and themed coffees, interactive photo opportunities and yellow furry walls
Vanessa Bauer (Dancing on Ice), Nicola Coughlan (Derry Girls), Alex Marks & Alicia Oates (The Bachelor UK), Ashley Walters, The Amazons enjoyed a stunning neon space inspired by the movie’s Ryme City setting,
with karaoke booths and nail art stations by WAH Nails (@wahnails)
Plenty of hands-on activities including Detective Pikachu cupcake icing with Kim-Joy (@kimjoyskitchen), recharge yoga sessions with Frame (@moveyourframe), Psyduck-inspired head and shoulder massages with My Beauty Squad (@mybeautysquad) and Mr. Mime-inspired miming workshops with Electric Cabaret
The Pokémon: Detective Pikachu pop up has opened its doors for members of the public both today & tomorrow. The space can be found on 9-11 Shorts Garden, WC2H 9AZ where a load of activities will be taking place ranging from yoga, to getting your nails done, to a bit of karaoke.
Celebs launch arrivals photos (Vanessa Bauer (Dancing on Ice), Nicola Coughlan (Derry Girls) Alex Marks and Alicia Oates (The Bachelor UK winners), Ashley Walters, The Amazons).
A Pokémon: Detective Pikachu pop-up opens its door in London, ahead of the first-ever live-action Pokémon film. The first guests were treated to printed coffee and yellow bubble tea, took selfies with yellow furry walls and enjoyed Jigglypuff inspired karaoke in a breathtaking neon basement inspired by Ryme City. The two-storey pop-up is open to the public on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th May in Covent Garden, and will give guests the chance to enjoy workshops ranging from cupcake icing with Great British Bake Off's Kim-Joy and Mr Mime inspired silent performance to relaxing yoga and massage, all ahead of the film’s release on Friday 10th May.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures invite audiences to enjoy the sights, sounds fun and flavours of the POKÉMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU Pop-up as it opens its doors in London ahead of the first-ever live-action Pokémon film, the comedy adventure “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu,” in theatres in the UK on Friday 10th May 2019.
The pop-up, which opened with media and celebrity previews today, with Vanessa Bauer (Dancing on Ice), Nicola Coughlan (Derry Girls), Alex Marks & Alicia Oates (The Bachelor UK), Ashley Walters, The Amazons all joining in the fun. The pop-up, which is a short walk away from Covent Garden tube station, is then open to the public on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th May
The ground floor, inspired by world-class private eye Detective Pikachu, offers numerous fun photo opportunities alongside bright yellow walls. As Detective Pikachu loves coffee to recharge and focus his sleuthing skills, fans can enjoy Detective Pikachu-printed coffee and hot chocolate drinks, yellow turmeric lattes or yellow bubble tea at the coffee bar.
The basement space reflects the neon noir style of the movie’s fictional Ryme City. Here, visitors can channel their inner Jigglypuff in interactive karaoke booths and visit nail art stands by WAH Nails for a look inspired by the vibrant colours of the film.
The pop-up’s unique activities and opportunities also includes workshops touching on various themes and moments from the film, including recharge yoga with Frame (@moveyourframe), Detective Pikachu cupcake icing with Kim-Joy (@kimjoyskitchen), Psyduck-inspired relaxation head and shoulder massages with My Beauty Squad (@mybeautysquad), and – for the really adventurous – Mr. Mime-inspired miming classes with Electric Cabaret. Spaces in these workshops will be free of charge but ticketed. Visit www.warnerbros.co.uk/detective-pikachu-pop-up for details.
Pokémon Detective Pikachu Pop-up opens its doors to the public on Friday 3rd May and Saturday 4th May
POKÉMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU HITS CINEMAS ON MAY 10
ABOUT “POKÉMON: Detective Pikachu”
The world of Pokémon comes to life! “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” stars Ryan Reynolds as Pikachu, the iconic face of the global Pokémon phenomenon—one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties and one of the most successful media franchises of all time. Fans everywhere can now experience a Pikachu on the big screen as never before, as Detective Pikachu, a Pokémon like no other. The film also showcases a wide array of beloved Pokémon, each with its own unique traits and personality. When ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, his son Tim wants to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, as Tim is the only human who can talk with Detective Pikachu, they join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery. Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City—a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans and Pokémon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world—they encounter a diverse cast of Pokémon and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokémon universe.
“POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” also stars Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Suki Waterhouse, Omar Chaparro, Chris Geere, Rita Ora, with Ken Watanabe and Bill Nighy. The film is directed by Rob Letterman, from a screenplay by Dan Hernandez & Benji Samit and Rob Letterman and Derek Connolly, story by Dan Hernandez & Benji Samit and Nicole Perlman, based on the “Detective Pikachu” video game developed by Creatures Inc. It is produced by Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Hidenaga Katakami and Don McGowan; with executive producers Joe Caracciolo, Jr., Ali Mendes, Tsunekazu Ishihara, Kenji Okubo, Toshio Miyahara, Hiro Matsuoka, Koji Ueda. Music is by Henry Jackman. Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures present a Legendary Pictures Production in association with Toho Co., Ltd, a Rob Letterman Film. It will be distributed outside of Japan and China by Warner Bros. Pictures, in Japan by Toho Co., Ltd. and by Legendary East in China.