In what feels like the perfect marriage of director and material, Guillermo del Toro’s long-gestating take on the classic tale of Pinocchio is finally coming to life thanks to your Netflix subscription dollars.
Officially titled Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, the Academy Award winning director’s unique take features an all-star voice cast with Ewan McGregor as Cricket, David Bradley as Geppetto, and introduces Gregory Mann as Pinocchio. Other cast includes Finn Wolfhard, Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, John Turturro, Ron Perlman, Tim Blake Nelson, Burn Gorman, with Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz and Academy Award® winner Tilda Swinton; check out the teaser below….
Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro reinvents Carlo Collodi’s classic tale of the wooden marionette who is magically brought to life in order to mend the heart of a grieving woodcarver named Geppetto. This whimsical, stop-motion musical directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson follows the mischievous and disobedient adventures of Pinocchio in his pursuit of a place in the world.
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio will be on Netflix in December 2022.