Pinocchio Movie

Pinocchio movie production status is currently Completed

October 19, 2019 • Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

A stop-motion musical and set during the rise of fascism in Italy under Mussolini.

Who's Involved:

Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson, Jason Lust, Lisa Henson, Brian Henson, Allison Abbate, Patrick McHale

Release Date:

TBA, 2021 (Netflix)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

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.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

No cast available.

Crew: Who's making Pinocchio

A look at the Pinocchio behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Guillermo del Toro last directed The Shape of Water and Crimson Peak. The film's writer Guillermo del Toro last wrote Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Pacific Rim Uprising.


Allison Abbate
Brian Henson
Lisa Henson
Jason Lust
Guillermo del Toro

Pinocchio Trailers & Videos

No trailer available.

Production: What we know about Pinocchio

Key Facts

  1. Guillermo del Toro explains, "It's not a 'Pinocchio' for all the family (Hollywood Reporter, 12/1/2018)."
  2. 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.

Filming Timeline

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

On or about October 22, 2018, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Production is set to begin this fall.

On or about December 3, 2017, the film was in Shutdown status.

On or about May 26, 2011, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about February 17, 2011, the film was in Development status.

Production set for later in 2011

On or about November 16, 2008, the film was in Announced status.

Pinocchio Release Date: When is it coming out?

Pinocchio is coming out in 2021 on TBA, 2021

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