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Disney's Pinocchio is Back With New Beast Kingdom Statue

The Disney classic Pinocchio is back and just wants to be a real boy with the newest Master Craft statue from Beast Kingdom This beloved animated class was the second film to come out from Disney and some still believe it is one of the best This young puppet will do anything to be human[...]

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio: Ewan McGregor to Voice Jiminy Cricket

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio: Ewan McGregor to Voice Jiminy Cricket

It was announced that his adaptation of Pinocchio would be a stop-motion film and would head to Netflix However, we haven't heard much about it ever since and it was one of those projects that everyone just sort of forgot about It turns out that we have some casting information that no one knew about. Ewan McGregor[...]

'Pinocchio' Remake: Disney Brings on Robert Zemeckis to Direct

'Pinocchio' Remake: Disney Brings on Robert Zemeckis to Direct

Pinocchio has his new Geppetto Director Robert Zemeckis has been hired by Disney to helm the live-action remake of the wooden boy come to life This hire comes after many months of rumors that Zemeckis would take on the film, and it is now confirmed No word yet on who will be cast in the[...]

The Future of Disney's Live-Action Remakes from 'Mulan' to 'Lilo & Stitch'

There has been little to no casting confirmed, and rumors are generally not worth reporting, and in most cases, no director has been confirmed, but that is no reason to not be excited. PinocchioThis is not the first live action or live action approximation for Pinocchio, but it is likely going to be the most[...]

Report: Disney's Live-Action 'Pinocchio' Has Been Cancelled

It would appear that Disney canned their upcoming live-action adaptation of Pinocchio, at least according to cinematographer Seamus McGarvey.McGarvey was on board to be cinematographer for the film, but he revealed during a stop by Discussing Film that Disney nixed the project over the holidays: “I don’t think it’s a secret anymore, but the film has[...]

Guillermo del Toro's Heartbreaking Connection to 'Pinocchio'

At some point in the near[ish] future, we'll be treated to two very different retellings of the classic tale Pinocchio One, an official 'live-action' Disney remake which may feature Tom Hanks as Geppetto, is just in the pre-production phase, ink drying on contracts and such But the other, which has more of our attention, will be a stop-motion[...]

Guillermo del Toro Stop-Motion 'Pinocchio' Film Heads to Netflix

Oscar winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is making a stop-motion feature film based on the classic tale of Pinocchio, the little wooden boy.  This long gestating project just landed at Netflix, and we're pretty excited to see how it turns out.[caption id="attachment_934562" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Filmmaker Guillermo Del ToroPhoto by Andrea Raffin /[/caption]In a statement released to[...]

Disney Hires Paddington's Paul King to Direct the Live-Action Pinocchio

Back in November, the live action remake of Pinocchio lost Sam Mendes as its director There hasn't been any movement on the project since then, but according to The Hollywood Reporter Disney has snatched Paul King, who directed the last two Paddington movies Paddington 2 recently became one of the best reviewed movies on Rotten[...]


Sam Mendes Drops Out Of Disney's Live-Action Pinocchio

If a cartoon exists, it seems there is some sort of live-action remake in the works nowadays — and Disney has lost one of the directors for one of their live-action adaptations. This time the director is Sam Mendes, and according to The Tracking Board, he has dropped out of Pinnochio. There doesn't appear to […]


Spectre's Sam Mendes Could Direct Live Action Pinocchio For Disney

With that in mind, Disney is now in talks with Sam Mendes (Spectre, Skyfall, American Beauty) to direct a live action adaptation of Pinocchio, according to a report from Deadline Mendes's Pinocchio joins the already released Jungle Book and Beauty and the Beast and the in-development Dumbo, The Little Mermaid, Cruella De Vil, Aladdin, Mulan,[...]

Lauren Looks Back: The First Four Disney Films.

Aside from all of that though, Disney had indeed proved that animated films could do well at the box office, and started working on his other projects immediately after.He had hoped to replicate the success of Snow White with their next animated film, Pinocchio Pinocchio was by all means a critical success, but wasn't exactly[...]

NYCC '15: CJ Draden Talks The Wooden Heart

By Madeline Ricchiuto If you don't know his name, you probably know his art or have seen him standing on the floor, painting on glass in the middle of The Block here at NYCC. I got the chance to interrupt CJ Draden and and talk a little bit about his graphic novel The Wooden Heart, his […]

Ben Stiller To Take Over Robert Downey Jr's Pinocchio From Tim Burton?

In the press holding room at the Iron Man 3 junket earlier in the week, one of my international colleagues shared a little something from his chat with Robert Downey Jr.The actor spilled his hopes to head to Italy and film his role as Gepetto in a new version of Pinocchio - but contrary to previous[...]

Pinocchio Update: Gris Grimly Says He's "Still Kicking"

Gris Grimly dropped me a line to follow up on his prior tweets about the fate of his Pinocchio movie with Guillermo Del Toro.His e-mail reads: I'm writing to clear up the rumor that has gotten started It all started with misconstrued information that I passed along through my networks But it has come to my[...]

Jane Goldman Rewriting Robert Downey Jr. And Tim Burton's Pinocchio

The second Pinocchio film in the works, after Guillermo Del Toro's stop motion version, seems to be moving forward nicely I'm sure it will need a lot of FX, but Tim Burton's take on the tale will largely be live action and could therefore beat Del Toro into cinemas by quite a margin - he's[...]

Fresh Concept Art For Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio

It was Gris Grimly's Pinocchio but it's Guillermo Del Toro's now, with Mark Gustafson credited as co-director Del Toro has given a potted history of the pass-the-parcel directorship to EW: Gris has been part of the development of Pinocchio from the start Originally he approached me to direct it and then I was producing for him to direct and[...]

Guillermo Del Toro To Co-Direct The Jim Henson Company's Pinocchio

When we reported on The Jim Henson Company's stop-motion adaptation of Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio last May, illustrator Gris Grimly was expected to direct the film, with Guillermo Del Toro producing It seems that in the intervening year the creative team has been shaken up a bit, as Del Toro is now set to co-direct the[...]