Netflix has released a stunning behind-the-scenes look at the making of Guillermo Del Toro’s upcoming Pinocchio movie.
New footage, released at the annual Tudum streamer fan event, sheds light on the complex processes involved in creating an animated stop-motion movie.
Del Toro himself tells the story of a two-minute clip that will tease various scenes from the movie and likely make fans even more eagerly awaiting the Pinocchio release date on December 9th. Check the report for yourself below:
As the name suggests, the Netflix movie is the story of Carlo Collodi’s beloved 1883 fairy tale about a wooden puppet that comes to life. A darker look at Del Toro’s story, however, will take place in the 1930s, during the fascist regime of Mussolini.
Filmed in stop motion animation in a manner similar to the recent Netflix project HousePinocchio is played by Ewan McGregor and rookie Gregory Mann as the voices of Jimina Cricket and Pinocchio, with Game of Thrones graduate David Bradley as Geppetto.
Ron Perlman, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, Cate Blanchett, John Turturro and Finn Wolfhard are among the all-star supporting cast of Netflix.
When it is released on December 9, Pinocchio Del Toro will not be the only Pinocchio adaptation to come out in 2022. Forrest Gump creator Robert Zemeckis recently brought a centuries-old tale to life on Disney Plus, though we dubbed the film “a somewhat magical remake whose strings ultimately hold him back.” our review.