POKEMON fans are worried about the CGI-rendering look of the new Netflix live-action series.
The new live-action series will be written and produced by Lucifer co-showrunner Joe Henderson.
According to Variety, the project will be a continuation from 2019 film Detective Pikachu.
The film grossed over $430 million worldwide on a reported budget of $150 million.
It is currently in its early stages of development with no plot or casting details revealed.
However, fans are concerned how the live-action Pokémon will look like.
Taking to Twitter to express their concerns, one fan said: “A live action Pokémon series means more Pokémon rendered to be horrifying in cgi 🙁 it’s inevitable.”
A second wrote: “I enjoyed Detective Pikachu. It was a fun movie, but I was always conflicted about Pokémon being rendered in CGI.
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“Like some of the Pokémon looked weirdly creepy with that much realistic detail.”
Another penned: “Detective Pikachu was a fine adaptation, but the main thing concerning about a live-action series is the CGI of the Pokémon.
“Unless the budget is gonna be huge, the CGI won’t be nearly as good on an episode-by-episode basis like it was with the movie.”
The Pokémon franchise has become a worldwide phenomenon since first launching in 1995.
The original Pokémon anime was based on the wildly successful video game franchise by Nintendo.
Netflix has been making a strong push into anime in recent years, having previously announced original series based on “Far Cry,” “Splinter Cell,” and “Terminator.”
Netflix has also been moving into more live-action adaptations of anime titles, including the upcoming “Cowboy Bebop” and “One Piece” live-action shows.
Joe is also developing a series adaptation of the comic book “Shadecraft” at Netflix, which was announced in March.
He is known for his work on shows 11.22.63 at Hulu, Graceland and White Collar.