Set to premiere on September 8, the live action music of Pinocchio will join the group of productions released exclusively through Disney+. Based on the Italian short story by Carlo Collodi, the film directed by Robert Zemeckis portrays the life of a wooden toy that became a real boy after his fairy godmother fulfilled a wish for him. Along the way, he will have to learn multiple lessons, but the main one will be not to lie. act Tom HanksCynthia Erivo, Luke Evans Benjamin and more stars.
Benjamin Evan Ainsworth (The Curse of Bly Manor) puts his voice to the wooden boy in an adventure live action that mixes CGI and real actors to retell one of the most famous stories in cinema and literature. The plot begins with Geppetto, a carpenter and woodcarver who builds Pinocchio and loves him like his own son, a wish that comes true thanks to a magical fairy that brings this doll to life.
On this journey, the infant protagonist will learn what the real world is like and that not everyone always has good intentions. But he will not be alone, since he will have the guidance of Jiminy Cricket, who serves as his “conscience”. Also, as part of the spell, he will have to tell lies to prevent his nose from growing. This Wednesday, you could see more of this famous story taken to the flesh and blood cinema in the official trailer that he shared Disney.
The complete cast of Pinocchio is made up of Tom Hanks like geppetto, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth like Pinocchio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt like Jiminy Cricket, Cynthia Erivo like the Blue Fairy, Key Keegan-Michael like John, Lorraine Braco like Sofia the seagull and lucas evans is the Coachman. Zemeckis directed and is also listed as a producer alongside Derek Hogue, Andrew Miano, Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz. Executive producing are credited Jackie Levine, Jack Rapke, Alexandra Derbyshire and Jeremy Johns.
the jump of Pinocchio to the world of live action
Between 2015 and 2017, it was first thought of bringing Carlo Collodi’s novel to the big screen as part of the catalog live action that has been promoted in the last decade. At that time, two writers were chosen to be in charge of the project, Sam Mendes (Cinderella) and Chris Weitz. Before the departure of these last two, Paul King and Jack Thorne were called to continue writing the film and practically rewrite Weitz’s script in 2018.
Film production officially took off in November of that same year when it was announced that Tom Hanks He would give life to Geppetto, although his permanence in the role was in danger due to the slow development that the project had had up to that moment. Robert Zemeckis ended up replacing Paul King in the direction after the departure of the filmmaker for family reasons. The script used for the shoot was a completely new script designed by Zemeckis himself and Chris Weitz.
The live action of Pinocchio will be released on September 8 in Disney+.