We probably could have found a less depressing header image for this post.
According to our friends from Collider, living legend and national treasure Tom Hanks would like to play the role of Gepetto in Paul King's live film. Pinocchio. Nothing is still etched in stone, so it's one of the those a few stories. You can take it or leave it, everything will be fine.
Gepetto, for those who do not remember it, is the kind and old woodcarver whose reckless interference in the dark arts finally gives birth to the grotesque abomination known as Pinocchio, who walks around like this:
Anyhoo, this version of Pinocchio should not be confused with the other version of Pinocchio editing at Netflix. This one is directed by the director Guillermo Del Toro and will be a musical case animated in stop-motion. He will not have Tom Hanks.
No release date has been set for Paul King & # 39; s Pinocchio, but the filming will start next summer. Stay tuned for other updates on this one as they become available.