Entertainment Rita Ora joins Detective Pikachu movie

13:20  14 february  2018
13:20  14 february  2018 Source:   BANG Showbiz

Rita Ora always 'wanted to record a soundtrack'

  Rita Ora always 'wanted to record a soundtrack' Pop star Rita Ora has revealed she's always had an ambition to record a movie soundtrack. The 27-year-old beauty stars as Mia - Christian Grey's sister - in the 'Fifty Shades' trilogy, and she also has a single, 'For You', appear on the movie's soundtrack.Reflecting on her sense of achievement, Rita shared: "I always wanted to do a soundtrack for a movie. To be able to finish this amazing trilogy with a song and always these songs have been so successful with the soundtracks that have been coming out previously ... it's nice to have saved the best till last. "It was a real achievement for me.

The Detective Pikachu live-action movie cast continues to grow, as Rita Ora signs on for the Ryan Reynolds led movie in an undisclosed role. THR is confirming that Ora has joined the Detective Pikachu movie cast, but offers no details beyond that.

THR reports British singer/actress Rita Ora is set to join the upcoming live-action Detective Pikachu movie . Ora is perhaps best known for her music career, however she has shown her interest in appearing in film and TV as she co-starred in the widely-successful Fifty Shades trilogy

Rita Ora © Bang Showbiz Rita Ora

Rita Ora has joined the cast of 'Detective Pikachu'.

The 27-year-old singer-turned-actress - who is currently starring in 'Fifty Shades Freed' - is to appear alongside Ryan Reynolds, Bill Nighy and Chris Geere in the first live-action Pokemon franchise movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Ora also joins 'Inception's Ken Watanabe, 'The Get Down's Justice Smith and 'Big Little Lies' star Kathryn Newton.

However, it is currently unknown what role Ora will play in the upcoming movie.

In January, it was reported that the 'Love Actually' star Nighy and 'You're The Worst' actor Geere had joined the cast.

Rita Ora struggled with new music after Roc Nation split

  Rita Ora struggled with new music after Roc Nation split Rita Ora poured all the emotions she felt following her split from JAY-Z's Roc Nation label into the songs on her new album. The British star admits she struggled to release new music after her 2012 debut, Ora, dropped because her battle to get free of her contract rattled her enthusiasm for songwriting. Instead, she turned to acting and landed a role in the Fifty Shades of Grey film franchise, and became a TV favourite in the U.K. and America on shows like The Voice UK and America's Next Top Model, where she took over hosting duties from Tyra Banks. But now she's back with a new Fifty Shades duet recorded with One Direction star Liam Payne and an upcoming album, filled with uplifting dance music tracks and love songs. "I had a bit of an issue, publicly, with putting out music which got me really, really, kind of devastated, and I was really down, and then I was really angry, and then I was really frustrated, and then I was really happy that it was happening," she tells Billboard. "It was all these emotions, so my album is definitely a rollercoaster of emotions I'm still crazy, like, I still love to go out and party. Everyone who knows me knows that I love to have a good time, but I wanted this album to also be (something) you could put on and vibe with your friends. There's a lot of ups and downs, but I'm very, very proud of it.

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu live action movie confirmed. Rita Ora joins BRITs line-up.

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu live action movie confirmed. Rita Ora joins BRITs line-up.

'Detective Pikachu' is set to follow Smith's teenage character Tim Goodman, who has to team up with the mouse-like Pikachu in order to find his father, who has been kidnapped.

In the movie based on the gaming franchise, Pikachu isn't as agile as the normal fan favourite Pokemon, so has to rely on his intelligence to beat his enemies.

To achieve this, he gets help from Tim - who is the only boy who can understand what the he says - to solve Pokemon-related crimes.

'Goosebumps' director Rob Letterman is set to helm the new movie and has teamed up with Legendary Entertainment to oversee the upcoming movie, which has been written by 'Guardians of the Galaxy's Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch, who has worked on 'Gravity Falls'.

Rather than a standalone film, it is expected that 'Detective Pikachu' will act as a launch pad for a new franchise.

The Pokemon Company's long-standing movie collaborator, Toho, will handle distribution of the film franchise in Japan, as it recently worked in partnership with Legendary on the reboot for the 'Godzilla' franchise.

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