The animated film Pinocchio: A True Story trailer is out now. The title alone is problematic because we all know that the story of a wooden boy coming to life is not a true story, but then you watch the trailer and see just how silly this gets. In he played the exact same character in every movie, stars in this movie as the teenage Pinocchio, despite him being a man in his 50s.
Think you know the story of Pinocchio? Think again! In this thrilling, humorous take on the classic tale, the wooden hero is a skilled acrobat who performs stunts with his beloved horse, the wisecracking Tybalt. He runs off to join a circus, where he falls for the ringmaster’s daughter, Bella. But when Pinocchio learns the circus is a cover-up for robberies, he must stop the crime spree in order to save Bella – and, hopefully, become human. It’s a magical adventure the whole family will love!
The film is directed by Vasiliy Rovenskiy (The Big Trip, Magic Arch 3D), from a screenplay, Rovenskiy co-wrote with Maksim Sveshnikov and Vadim Sveshnikov. This movie is set to open first in Russia starting in February 2022. Lionsgate will then release Pinocchio: A True Story in the US direct-to-DVD and VOD starting on March 22nd, 2022. Watch the trailer below.