Netflix releases trailer for Guillermo Del Toro’s adaptation of Pinocchio
Del Toro’s version is a reimagining of the 1883 Italian novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
The first official trailer for Guillermo Del Toro’s upcoming stop-motion animated film Pinocchio has been released online. While Disney had just released a live-action adaptation of Pinocchio starring Tom Hanks as Geppetto, Del Toro’s version is a reimagining of the 1883 Italian novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi.
The film is directed by Guillermo Del Toro along with Emmy Award-winning animator Mark Gustafson. Del Toro has written the screenplay for the film along with Matthew Robbins, and Patrick McHale. Having been in development since 2008, the film is jointly produced by Netflix Animation, The Jim Henson Company, and ShadowMachine.
The film had its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on 15 October 2022 where it had a stellar critical reception. Alexandre Desplat, who previously collaborated with Del Toro in The Shape of Water, composed the music for the film. The voice cast of the film includes Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Gregory Mann, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, John Turturro, and Ron Perlman. The film is currently scheduled for an exclusive streaming release on Netflix on 9 December.