Pokemon Detective Pikachu movie filmed in Highlands

Scenes for the upcoming Pokemon Detective Pikachu movie were filmed in the Scottish Highlands, it has emerged.

Parts of Glen Nevis and the surrounding area were temporarily closed to the public in March this year for an unnamed film production. A trailer released this week for the Pokemon movie includes scenes shot in Glen Affric. Local Highland councilor Margaret Davidson said the crew was “good neighbors” during the filming. YouTube: POKEMON Detective Pikachu Movie Trailer She said: “They were good users of the landscape and they got on well with the people in the area, even leaving a little bit of money for local projects.” Ms. Davidson, who is also the leader of Highland Council, said: “We will have to wait and see what impact the Pokemon movie has on the Highlands. “But through the years some other films and television programmes have left a lasting legacy. “Plockton is still remembered for Hamish Macbeth, and Glenfinnan for Harry Potter.” The makers of the Pokemon movie spent days at the end of March filming scenes. The production involved temporarily closing off areas popular with walkers, and also filming on the C1162 Glen Nevis Road using a helicopter, a vehicle fitted with a camera and also a drone. Mountaineering Scotland issued advice at the time to hillwalkers about the provision of a minibus service to shuttle walkers and cyclists between road closure points. Walkers were also warned to expect access to Devil’s Pulpit in Finnish Glen and the River Affric at Cannich to be restricted. read more posts… News Credit: BBC

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