From the change that transformed the title character to the shocking early demise of Jiminy Cricket, here are little-known facts about the animated feature.
It's official. Oscar-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis is fully aboard Disney's live-action remake of its animated classic Pinocchio. He'll direct, and co-write the next draft with Chris Weitz for a possible year-end production start. Casting is still being determined. Zemeckis and Weitz will write off the previous draft that the latter penned with Simon Farnaby. The original […]
We're a long way from the cutesy Disney version of Pinocchio here, as director Matteo Garrone unveils his take on the boy carved from wood who comes to life.
Disney is showing no signs of stopping when it comes to given its classic animations the live-action remake treatment.The studio has already produced Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast and The Jungle Book to critical and commercial acclaim and soon we’ll be having several more to watch in cinemas.Here’s every single live-action remake Disney has green-lit and when they’re heading to a movie theatre near you.Read moreTim Allen on Toy Story 4’s emotional endingWhat will Disney do with Drax?Everything you need to know about Frozen 2
Tom Hanks is in early talks to play the fatherly figure Geppetto in Disney’s live-action adaptation of its classic animated tale “Pinocchio.” “Paddington’s” Paul King is directing. Andrew Miano and Chris Weitz are producing. King, Weitz, and Simon Farnaby wrote the most recent draft. The original animated movie tells the tale about a living puppet who, […]
Fresh off his Oscar win for “The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro is set to make his animated feature film directing debut. Del Toro has received the green light from Netflix to film “Pinocchio,” a stop motion musical version of the classic children’s tale about a puppet who wants to be a real live […]
Following the critical acclaim of “Paddington 2,” Disney is in talks with director Paul King to helm its live-action “Pinocchio,” sources tell Variety. Andrew Miano and Chris Weitz are producing. Jack Thorne is rewriting the script. The original animated classic follows the age-old tale about a living puppet, who with the help of a cricket […]
If you want to make a movie for Disney, there are certain things you should know. “Those are literally the three things you are not allowed to put into a Disney film,” he said in an interview with Ain’t It Cool News. Lowery is helming Disney’s remake of ‘Peter Pan’ next, but he added that he would draw the line at working on a remake of ‘Pinocchio’, perhaps because of the smoking ban.
Jon Favreau’s ‘The Jungle Book’ looks primed to be an enormous hit having taken $103.6m (£73.1m) on its debut at US box office, the second largest opening weekend total for an April release ever. Films like 'Cinderella’ and ’Maleficent’ got the ball rolling for live action Disney remakes. Disney’s next live action remake arrives in August, and concerns a lesser known Disney classic about a young boy and his dragon friend Elliot.
When you think of Disney films, you conjure up primary colours, cheerful songs and talking critters. Scratch the surface of Disney and you’ll find surprisingly dark themes underneath including rape, murder, torture, and drugs. This heartbreaking scene is one of the most famous Disney moments ever.