'Pokémon' leading actress Kathryn Newton: charming, sweet, outstanding

Appearing in "Pokémon: Detective Pikachu", Kathryn Newton has been praised for outstanding acting talent and sweet beauty.

First released in 1996 via the Pokémon Red & Blue video game, Pokémon (or Pocket Monsters) quickly became Nintendo's flagship game in Japan. After only a few years, it even became a popular cultural phenomenon received worldwide.

In essence, Pokémon already own a lot of movies, but all are animated. It is not until this year that the Hollywood releases the brand's first live-action movie - "Pokémon: Detective Pikachu". Its content is based on the same-name video game released in 2016.


Live action Detective Pikachu has just had an impressive theatrical performance in early May. After debuting for nearly a week, the film grossed huge revenue with countless praises and comments from the audience. Currently, in addition to the cute and shrewd Pokémon, viewers' attention is also on the leading Kathryn Newton with attractive appearance in the movie.

At the time of the announcement of the adapted project "Detective Pikachu", netizens immediately focused their attention on the cast that will appear in this live-action work. In addition to the famous name Ryan Reynolds, Kathryn Newton was another highlight. Overcoming many bright candidates, Kathryn Newton was the official name chosen for the female lead in this work.


With this return, the actress becomes a hard-working and brave junior reporter Lucy Stevens of CNM. With a passion for career and righteous spirit, she herself participates in the investigations of many mysterious disappearances in Ryme, including the disappearance of a famous detective in the city.

After meeting his son Tim Goodman (Justice Smith), the two go through a challenging adventure to save the city's peace. Thanks to the strong love for her job, her recklessness and her close companion Psyduck, Lucy contributes to writing a beautiful ending for the movie.


Before taking on the female lead in this adaptation, Kathryn Newton was no stranger to Hollywood audiences. The 22-year-old actress from Los Angeles used to participate in HBO' outstanding Emmy-winning work "Big Little Lies" and hit movies like "Lady Bird", "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing", "Missouri" or "Ben Is Back" in 2018.

Kathryn Newton's acting talent was also recognized through the Best Leading Young Actress in a Feature Film award for her role in the supernatural movie "Paranormal Activity 4".


Acting in "Detective Pikachu" is an important turning point in the career of the young actress, bringing her name to the top again.

Kathryn began her acting career at the age of four at a New York City theater. During personal interviews, she often shares about her love for golf.


Kathryn Newton might not be hot or sexy like many other Hollywood beauties, but her beauty is strangely sweet. This sweet beauty may be her advantage, but at the same time, it could be weakness that makes it difficult for the young actress to access a wide variety of roles.

In the future, Kathryn Newton will also appear in many different film projects. Let's wait and see how far she well fly from the outstanding role in "Detective Pikachu" this year.


By: Olivia Mendoza

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