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.
TBA, 2021 (Netflix)
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.
Poll: Will you see Pinocchio?
Who stars in Pinocchio: Cast List
Gregory Mann ... Pinocchio
Ewan McGregor ... Cricket
"The Birthday Cake" , "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith"
David Bradley ... Geppetto
"Jolt" , "Redemption"
"The French Dispatch" , "Memoria"
"The Legend of Tarzan" , "Zero Theorem"
"Don't Look Up" , "Nightmare Alley"
Who's making Pinocchio: Crew List
A look at the Pinocchio behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Guillermo del Toro last directed Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans and The Shape of Water. The film's writer Guillermo del Toro last wrote Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.
Guillermo del Toro
Watch: Pinocchio Trailers & Videos
Production: What we know about Pinocchio?
- Principal photography began in the fall 2019 at ShadowMachine’s studio in Portland, OR, and production has reportedly continued uninterrupted during the pandemic (Deadline, 8/20/2020).
- Guillermo del Toro explains, "It's not a 'Pinocchio' for all the family (Hollywood Reporter, 12/1/2018)."
- 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.
- October 2019: The film was in Completed status.
- October 2018: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- December 2017: The film was in Shutdown status.
- May 2011: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- February 2011: The film was in Development status.
- November 2008: The film was in Announced status.
Production is set to begin this fall.
Production set for later in 2011