Disney has unveiled the full-length official trailer for their live-action adaptation of Pinocchio, starring Tom Hanks as Geppetto. This new movie is a remake of the 1940 Disney animated classic, which is itself based on the 1883 Italian book The Adventures of Pinocchio. Tom Hanks is joined by Benjamin Evan Ainsworth as Pinocchio, a wooden puppet carved by Geppetto, who is turned into a living boy by the Blue Fairy. Cynthia Erivo also co-stars with Luke Evans, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the voice of Jiminy Cricket, Keegan-Michael Key as “Honest” John, a deceptive red fox, and Lorraine Bracco as Sofia the Seagull, a brand new character.
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With Kyanne Lamaya as Fabiana, Giuseppe Battiston as Señor Stromboli, and Lewin Lloyd as Lampwick. Disney is giving this one the same treatment as The Lion King and Aladdin.
Disney will air Zemeckis’ Pinocchio streaming on Disney+ beginning September 8th, 2022 – which is “Disney+ Day”