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At Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio finally comes to life as a stop motion animated film, with del Toro writing, producing and directing an all-new version of the classic children’s tale about a puppet who wants to be a real live boy, based on Ominously Graythe drawings of. Del Toro’s Passion Project Is Coming to Netflix This Holiday Season, Set to Debut December 2022.
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Del Toro tells the outlet: “I have always been very intrigued by the links between Pinocchio and Frankenstein. They both speak of a child thrown into the world. They are both created by a father who then expects them to discover what is right, what is wrong, ethics, morals, love, life and essentials, by them themselves.
“I think it was, for me, childhood. You had to figure it out with your very limited experience.
As you’d probably expect, del Toro Pinocchio will be quite different from past retellings of the tale – including Carlo Collodi’s original children’s novel and Disney’s animated classic.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro reimagines the classic Italian tale of Pinocchio in a stop-motion musical adventure. Follow the mischievous adventures of Pinocchio in his quest for a place in the world.
Directed by Guillermo del Toro and Marc Gustafsonthe film features an all-star voice cast with Ewan McGregor like Cricket, David Bradley like Geppetto, and introducing Gregory Mann like Pinocchio. The other distribution includes Finn Wolfhard, Winner of an Academy Award® Cate Blanchett, John Turturro, Ron Perlman, Tim Blake Nelson, Burn Gormanwith the Academy Award® winner Christopher Waltz and Academy Award® winner Tilda Swinton.