Category Archives: Pinocchio

PINOCCHIO: Jane Goldman Brought On As New Writer

According to The Hollywood Reporter, writer Jane Goldman has been brought aboard the live action Pinocchio to write a new draft of the screenplay. Word is that her involvement will help to lock in Tim Burton as director and Robert Downey Jr. as Gepetto. Says THR, “In the version being developed at Warner Bros., Downey would play Geppetto, the woodcarver ... Read More »

PINOCCHIO: 4 of 7 Movie Spins on the Fairy Tale

There have been numerous permutations on thePinocchioover the decades, and screenjunkies.com is offering up a look at seven of those versions. Offering up an excerpt from that list, we’re presenting four of those seven takes. THE DISNEY ORIGINAL The Disney original is undoubtedly the best, not just because it was the first but also because it tackled the story so ... Read More »

PINOCCHIO: Guillermo del Toro Discusses His Animated Take

Director Guillermo del Toro is hard at work on his stop motion version of Pinocchio. A project near and dear to his heart, he recently sat down for an interview with Entertainment Weekly to discuss it. What follows is an excerpt from that interview. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Why did you want to make Pinocchio? GUILLERMO DEL TORO: In a strange way, ... Read More »

PINOCCHIO: Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson Take the Reins

Guillermo del Toro will co-direct with Mark Gustafson on the 3D stop-motion animated new version of Pinocchio. Del Toro wrote the story for the film about a puppet who ” embarks on a series of extraordinary and thrilling adventures, proving himself to be as indestructible as his love for his father.” (Source.) I always thought that moral of this story was ... Read More »

PINOCCHIO: Exclusive Interview with Writer Bryan Fuller

The latest news on the live action version of Pinocchio that Warner Bros. is producing is that the studio is hoping Tim Burton will direct with Robert Downey, Jr. starring as Gepetto, who is searching for his missing puppet brought to some form of life. The screenplay is by Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller who, in this exclusive interview, offers ... Read More »