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
"Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)" , "Beauty and the Beast"
David Bradley ... Geppetto
"The Young Messiah" , "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"
"Zero Theorem" , "The French Dispatch"
"Zero Theorem" , "The Legend of Tarzan"
"Nightmare Alley" , "Ocean's Eight"
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 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.
Guillermo del Toro
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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