Pinocchio Movie

Pinocchio movie production status is currently Development

October 19, 2019 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Robert Zemeckis is in talks to direct and will be looking to cast Geppetto as his next step.

Who's Involved:

Tom Hanks, Jack Thorne, Chris Weitz, Peter Hedges, Andrew Miano

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

A boy carved from wood dreams of becoming a real child. The boy gets his wish but is prone to stretching the truth, and each time he does, his nose grows longer.


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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Pinocchio

A look at the Pinocchio behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Robert Zemeckis last directed The Witches and Welcome to Marwen. The film's writer Peter Hedges last wrote Ben Is Back and The Odd Life of Timothy Green.


Robert Zemeckis (In Talks)


Andrew Miano
Chris Weitz

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Pinocchio Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about Pinocchio

Key Facts

  1. Tom Hanks is in early negotiations to play Geppetto. This would reunite Hanks with director Robert Zemeckis. The two have previously worked together on 1994’s Forrest Gump, 2000’s Cast Away and 2004’s The Polar Express (8/5/2020).
  2. This will be a live action film.
  3. Based on the 1883 novel "The Adventures of Pinocchio" by Carlo Collodi.

Filming Timeline

On or about October 19, 2019, the film was in Development status.

Robert Zemeckis is in talks to direct and will be looking to cast Geppetto as his next step.

On or about March 16, 2018, the film was in Development status.

Paddington director Paul King is on-board to direct. Disney is hoping to being production in the fall.

On or about May 23, 2017, the film was in Development status.

Sam Mendes in talks to direct, based on the script by Chris Weitz.

On or about April 8, 2015, the film was in Announced status.

Disney is working on a live-action take on Pinocchio.

Pinocchio Release Date: When is it coming out?

Pinocchio is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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