How well do you know the story Pinocchio? Thanks to the success of Walt Disney Animation Pinocchio Film, the story of a resurrected wooden boy continues to unfold 139 years after Carlo Collodi published his novel, The adventures of Pinocchio. Disney even releases a live show Pinocchio Disney+ remake in September. However, Netflix contains a file Pinocchio A film of his own, directed by Guillermo del Toro. This new stop-motion animation has always been del Toro’s passion project. And as the trailer warns, you might think you know the story, but there are new secrets to be revealed.
Possibly the biggest departure from Disney Pinocchio is the idea that Geppetto (David Bradley) is a grieving father who once had a son. The trailer indicates that Pinocchio’s spirit is borrowed from someone else and that it is made from a tree that grew near the tomb of Geppetto’s late son. Getting a second chance to be a father would be a dream come true for Geppetto, if Pinocchio can stay out of trouble. And Pinocchio’s famously loose relationship with the truth will make his nose grow longer and longer.
Narrating the trailer as Sebastian J. Cricket, Ewan McGregor leads a cast that includes Gregory Mann as Pinocchio, Christoph Waltz as Count Volpe, Tilda Swinton as the turquoise-haired fairy, Finn Wolfhard as Candlewick, Ron Perlman as Podesta, and Cate Blanchett As Sprezzatura Monkey. Tim Blake Nelson, Bourne Gorman, and John Turturro also played unannounced roles in the film.
Del Toro co-directed the film with Mark Gustafson, and co-wrote the script with Patrick McHale. Pinocchio It will receive a limited theatrical release in November to qualify for the Oscars. It will premiere on Netflix in December. However, the exact dates were not disclosed.