Pinocchio Movie

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Pinocchio movie production status is currently Production

March 4, 2021 • Finalizing production budget, filming the movie begins. Will begin production in April in the U.K.

Who's Involved:

Keegan-Michael Key, Chris Weitz, Tom Hanks, Jack Thorne, Peter Hedges, Cynthia Erivo, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lorraine Bracco, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Andrew Miano

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA) (Disney+)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy in a musical remake of the Disney animated classic.

Poll: Will you see Pinocchio?

Who stars in Pinocchio: Cast List

... Geppetto

"Finch" , "Elvis"  

... Jiminy Cricket (voice)

"Wingmen" , "Inception"  

... Honest John (voice)

"Super Mario Bros. " , "Hotel Transylvania: Transformania"  

... Pinocchio (voice)


... Blue Fairy

"Needle in a Timestack" , "Chaos Walking"  

... Sofia the Seagull (voice)

"The Birthday Cake" , "Son of Morning"  

... Lampwick

"The Fabelmans" , "Pete's Dragon"  

Who's making Pinocchio: Crew List

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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Production: What we know about Pinocchio?

Key Facts

  1. Pinocchio is coming to Disney+ in a compelling new live-action retelling that will leverage state-of-the art CGI to bring Pinocchio to life. Robert Zemeckis directs and Tom Hanks stars (12/11/2020).
  2. 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).
  3. This will be a live action film.
  4. Based on the 1883 novel "The Adventures of Pinocchio" by Carlo Collodi.

Filming Timeline

  1. March 2021: The film was in Production status.
  2. Will begin production in April in the U.K.

  3. January 2021: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  4. October 2019: The film was in Development status.
  5. Robert Zemeckis is in talks to direct and will be looking to cast Geppetto as his next step.

  6. March 2018: The film was in Development status.
  7. Paddington director Paul King is on-board to direct. Disney is hoping to being production in the fall.

  8. May 2017: The film was in Development status.
  9. Sam Mendes in talks to direct, based on the script by Chris Weitz.

  10. April 2015: The film was in Announced status.
  11. Disney is working on a live-action take on Pinocchio.

Pinocchio Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Pinocchio is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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