Guillermo del Toro will make his debut as an animated feature film director with pinocchioa stop motion movie for Netflix. pinocchio it was initially announced in 2008, however it was shelved due to the project encountering numerous problems. netflix saved pinocchio when the streamer acquired the rights to the movie, and now we’re only a few months away from its debut!
The Jim Henson Company and ShadowMachine, in co-production with Necropia Entertainment, are pinocchiothe producers of . The film is directed by Del Toro and Mark Gustafson. The screenplay was written by del Toro, Gris Grimly, Patrick McHale and Matthew Robbins.
pinocchio is based on Grimly’s design from his 2002 edition of The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi from 1883.
Release date of Pinocchio by Guillermo del Toro
Netflix premieres its stop-motion pinocchio Guillermo del Toro movie in December! pinocchio Will start broadcasting on December 9. The film will also be released in theaters, but a release date has not yet been announced.
Pinocchio teaser by Guillermo del Toro
On July 27, Netflix released a new full trailer for the film, which you can check out below.
Cast of Pinocchio by Guillermo del Toro
Newcomer Gregory Mann will play Pinocchio.
- Ewan McGregor as Sebastian J. Cricket
- David Bradley as Master Gepetto
- Ron Perlman as Mangiafuoco
- Tilda Swinton as the fairy with turquoise hair
- Christoph Waltz as the fox
- Cate Blanchett as Sprezzatura the monkey
- Tim Blake Nelson as the coachman
- Finn Wolfhard as Lampwick/Lucignolo
- John Turturro as Master Cherry
- Burn Gorman as Carabinieri
Synopsis of Pinocchio by Guillermo del Toro
The film is a dark and slightly twisted version of Collodi’s fairy tale about the wooden puppet who longs to be a real boy. Set in 1930s fascist Italy, this story shows Pinocchio’s dream coming true as he proceeds to cause mischief and play tricks much to the dismay of his father. The overall theme of the film is love and disobedience as Pinocchio tries to live up to his father’s expectations of him.
Here’s the official synopsis, courtesy of Netflix:
Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro reimagines Carlo Collodi’s classic tale of the wooden puppet who magically comes to life to mend the heart of a grieving woodcarver named Geppetto. This whimsical stop-motion film directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson follows the mischievous and disobedient adventures of Pinocchio as he searches for a place in the world.
Images of Pinocchio by Guillermo del Toro
Check out some of these photos and key art from the movie!
Are you excited for Guillermo Del Toro’s stop-motion? pinocchio? Watch it on Netflix in December 2022.