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‘Pinocchio’ Is Latest Disney Film Set for Live-Action Treatment

‘Pinocchio’ Is Latest Disney Film Set for Live-Action Treatment


Lately it seems like fans have been receiving news of Disney classics being remade as live-actions films almost daily. The latest film to receive the big makeover is the 1940’s classic, Pinocchio.

As many of you know, the film is about the tale of a wooden puppet boy’s quest to become a real boy, needing to overcome his difficulty with telling the truth along the way. The upcoming live-action version is said to be loosely based on the original tale and according to Deadline, will be written by Peter Hedges (What’s Eating Gilbert Grape , About a Boy, The Odd Life of Timothy Green).

No casting news has been announced as of yet, nor has a release date been set for the film.

Critically-acclaimed horror/fantasy director Guillermo del Toro is also working on a new adaptation of the tale, which will be darker than the Disney versions.

Let us know who you’d like to see play the live-action version of the little wooden boy in the comments below!

Photo Credit: Disney

Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.



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