Pinocchio Movie

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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:

John Turturro, Ewan McGregor, Cate Blanchett, Christoph Waltz, Jason Lust, Ron Perlman, Guillermo del Toro, Tilda Swinton, Mark Gustafson, Tim Blake Nelson, Finn Wolfhard, Lisa Henson, Burn Gorman, David Bradley, Brian Henson, Allison Abbate, Patrick McHale, Gregory Mann

Release Date:

December, 2022 (Netflix)

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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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Who stars in Pinocchio: Cast List

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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.


Allison Abbate
Brian Henson
Lisa Henson
Jason Lust
Guillermo del Toro

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Production: What we know about Pinocchio?

Key Facts

  1. 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).
  2. Guillermo del Toro explains, "It's not a 'Pinocchio' for all the family (Hollywood Reporter, 12/1/2018)."
  3. 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

  1. October 2019: The film was in Completed status.
  2. October 2018: The film was in Pre-Production status.

    Production is set to begin this fall.

  3. December 2017: The film was in Shutdown status.
  4. May 2011: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  5. February 2011: The film was in Development status.

    Production set for later in 2011

  6. November 2008: The film was in Announced status.

Pinocchio Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Pinocchio is coming out in 2022 on December, 2022 (Netflix release).

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