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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. Filmmaker Guillermo Del ToroPhoto by Andrea Raffin / In a statement released to announce the Netflix-home of[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]