Start popping that popcorn now, as the latest Pokémon animated movie will soon be premiering as a Netflix Original. The CGI animated film Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution is a reimagining of Pokémon: The First Movie, which was originally released in North America in 1999. The new movie was a major hit when it debuted Japan last year, and it became one of the top-grossing films during its opening weekend there.
In Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution, researchers discover and exploit a fossil of the Mythical Pokémon Mew, unleashing a creation that goes against the very laws of nature: Mewtwo, a Legendary Pokémon intended for use as a tool of destruction. But as Mewtwo becomes aware of its own dubious origin, it begins to resent its human creators and seeks revenge—and Ash, Pikachu, and their friends find themselves at the center of its rampage!
You can check out the trailer for Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution right now in anticipation of the movie's Netflix debut on Pokémon Day, February 27, 2020.