It’s a live action movie with pokemons, for fark’s sake.
I don't think this would work. Why? Because it looks like a comedy, which doesn't make sense to riff. Even bad comedies. It defeats the purpose of riffing.
Drew Curlee commented
After seeing the trailer, I am honestly cynical. Then again, when has there ever been a good video game-based movie?
Theodore Lehman commented
I mean, I like Pokemon, but man those live-action designs look really creepy. And a noir detective story? Why?
Lévai József commented
Three guesses who plays Sherlock Pikachu. If you guessed "Ryan "Deadpool" Reynolds", help yourself to a 50% Off All Pokémon Games discount.