Netflix is ââreportedly working on a new PokÃ©mon series, with Lucifer’s Joe Henderson at the helm.
According to Variety, the series will be live and is currently in the early stages of development, with Henderson attached as screenwriter and executive producer.
RadioTimes.com has contacted Netflix and PokÃ©mon for comment.
The untitled show is said to be the second upcoming live-action project from the PokÃ©mon universe, following the 2019 fantasy comedy Detective Pikachu in which Ryan Reynolds voiced the titular PokÃ©mon CGI.
It is currently unclear whether the stars of Detective Pikachu, which include Jurassic World’s Justice Smith, Big Little Lies’ Kathryn Newton, Inception’s Ken Watanabe, Harry Potter’s Bill Nighy and Rita Ora, will reprise their roles in the upcoming Netflix series and if it will be. be related in any way to the 2019 film.
Henderson is currently the showrunner of the fantasy crime drama Lucifer, which is releasing its sixth and final series later this year and stars Tom Ellis as the titular Lord of Hell with a penchant for solving crimes.
The series originally premiered on Fox in 2016 and was picked up by Netflix after its cancellation in 2018.
Prior to Lucifer, Henderson was executive producer on crime drama White Collar, starring Matt Bomer, USA Network’s sci-fi series Almost Human and Graceland.
While details of the upcoming sixth Lucifer series are being kept under wraps, Henderson recently revealed at Comic Con 2021 that whether Lucifer will hold all of the powers of God “will be one of the first questions our characters ask when we begin the show. season six “.