Status: Pre-Production As of October 22, 2018
Pre-Production: Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script. Production is set to begin this fall.
A stop-motion musical and set during the rise of fascism in Italy under Mussolini.
U.S. Release DatePinocchio release date is set for TBA, 2021.
Guillermo del Toro
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Rating MPAANot Available
A dark, twisted retelling of the famous Carlo Collodi fairy tale about the wooden puppet who dreams of becoming a real boy. When Pinocchio comes to life, he turns out not to be that nice of a boy, creating mischief and playing mean tricks. He eventually learns a few lessons.
Trivia & Production Notes
- A stop-motion animated feature. The story and the look of the feature will be based on the 2002 children's book illustrated by Gris Grimly.
- Guillermo del Toro explains, "It's not a 'Pinocchio' for all the family (Hollywood Reporter, 12/1/2018)."