PREVIEW: Pinocchio (PG)

WHO’S IN IT?

Benjamin Evan Ainsworth (Flora & Ulysses), Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Inception), Cynthia Erivo (Harriet), Luke Evans (Beauty and the Beast), Keegan-Michael Key (Playing with Fire), Lorraine Bracco (Goodfellas), Kyanne Lamaya (film debut), Giuseppe Battiston (La Passione), Lewin Lloyd (Judy), Sheila Atim (Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future), director, writer; Chris Weitz (Cinderella), writer, producer; Simon Farnaby (The Phantom of the Open), writer; Andrew Miano (The Farewell) and Paul Weitz (In Good Company), producers; Alan Silvestri (Avengers: Endgame), composer; Don Burgess (Forrest Gump), cinematographer; Jesse Goldsmith (film debut), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In an Italian village, a kind-hearted but lonely carpenter named Geppetto (Hanks) creates a wooden puppet that he names Pinocchio. After a Blue Fairy (Erivo) brings him to life, Pinocchio (Ainsworth) and his assigned companion Jiminy Cricket (Gordon-Levitt) gets into a series of misadventures on his journey to becoming a real boy…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Disney’s trend of remaking their animated classics into live-action movies continues with this sparkling new version of their beloved take on the tales of Pinocchio, brought to life by legendary director Robert Zemeckis.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

THURSDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON DISNEY+

 

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