Knives Out, The Last Jedi Director Rian Johnson Made a Pokémon Go Commercial


Like many 2020 occasions, this yr’s Pokémon Go Fest 2020 will probably be held on-line. The festivities start on July 25, and Niantic is getting everybody pumped with slightly assist from Knives Out and Star Wars: The Final Jedi director Rian Johnson. 


Niantic tapped Johnson to direct a brief business for the competition, and he ended up doing so remotely from Los Angeles whereas the manufacturing workforce was situated in New Zealand. Take a look at the spot beneath, adopted by Johnson’s feedback. 



This is what Rian Johnson needed to say in regards to the manufacturing: 


“Pokémon Go has stored me engaged with my pals remotely as I’ve been training bodily distancing these previous few months. As a longtime Pokémon coach, it was an actual pleasure working with Niantic on this spot. It was a brand new expertise for me to direct a manufacturing remotely, and I loved the extremely collaborative course of and assume we put collectively a enjoyable and upbeat business that followers will take pleasure in.”



All proceeds from ticket gross sales for this yr’s occasion will go towards Black Lives Matter causes. 


Sources: Niantic, The Verge




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