Pinocchio Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Thursday, September 8, 2022 Disney+

peril/scary moments, rude material and some language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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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.

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Who stars in Pinocchio: Cast List

... Geppetto

Asteroid City, Toy Story 4  

... Jiminy Cricket (voice)

The Dark Knight Rises, The Night Before  

... Honest John (voice)

Wonka, Migration  

... Pinocchio (voice)

All Fun & Games, Everything’s Going to Be Great  

... Blue Fairy

Wicked, Luther  

... Sofia the Seagull (voice)

The Birthday Cake, Jacir  


... 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. 2022 - September: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2021 - November: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2021 - March: The film was set to Production  status.

    Will begin production in April in the U.K.

  4. 2021 - January: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  5. 2019 - October: The film was set to Development  status.

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

  6. 2018 - March: The film was set to Development  status.

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

  7. 2017 - May: The film was set to Development  status.

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

  8. 2015 - April: The film was set to Announced  status.

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

Pinocchio Release Date: When was the film released?

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Pinocchio was a Disney+ release in 2022 on Thursday, September 8, 2022. There were 5 other movies released on the same date, including The Sound of Freedom, Thor: Love and Thunder and After Ever Happy.

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