WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Detective Pikachu, in theaters now.
1 / 9
Writers Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit infused the story with several major themes.
2 / 9
The dynamic between fathers and sons is explored to give the film emotional depth.
3 / 9
The theme is present between Tim and Harry Goodman, and between Howard and Roger Clifford.
4 / 9
Hernandez also felt the theme of evolution was central to the entire franchise.
5 / 9
It's seen both literally and figuratively in the film.
6 / 9
The writers also added a theme of reawakening childhood interests.
7 / 9
Tim rediscovers his love of Pokemon just as the writers hope audiences rediscover their own interests.
8 / 9