Danny DeVito as Pikachu? That’s the unlikely aim of a change.org petition, which is calling on the height-challenged actor to be the voice of the yellow Pokémon character.

Danny DeVito as Pikachu. Image via Twitter
As whatstrending.com and other outlets reported:

“Last week, Pokemon Japan released [a] trailer for ‘Detective Pikachu.’ The trailer features narration by a very deep, booming voice — turns out that’s Pikachu’s voice. When the internet found out that Pikachu would be talking to the player in this new game, a change.org petition was made petitioning for Danny DeVito to voice the English version of the game. The best part? Someone gave us a taste of what a Danny DeVikachu would be like.”

The petition had 40,382 signers as of Tuesday — 10,000 more than a Chicago mom’s appeal “Free my innocent son from a Chinese Prison.”

The petition begins: “There are a number of us that feel as though Danny DeVito would be a prime fit for the voice acting role of the Detective Pikachu. We want to make this happen.”

Some aren’t so sure.

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