A clip posted on Twitter by On The Red Carpet reveals the launch of the first official teaser of Pinocchio. The official video for Disney’s live-action film will be revealed on May 31 during Good Morning America, according to the post. While brief, the 30-second teaser revealed the trailer’s premiere date, as well as a, peek of Tom Hanks as Geppetto, Cynthia Erivo as the Blue Fairy, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Jiminy Cricket. Here are some further details regarding the film:
More specifics about Tom Hanks’ Pinocchio:
Pinocchio’s early pictures were released by Walt Disney Studios in March. The photographs showed Hanks as Geppetto conversing with the famous puppet. The Adventures of Pinocchio is based on Carlo Collodi’s 1883 children’s tale. Furthermore, the iconic 1940 film of the same name chronicles Pinocchio and his conscience, Jiminy Cricket, on his journey to becoming a real boy. In March 2021, it was revealed that Gordon-Levitt and Erivo had taken the roles in Pinocchio, which is directed by Robert Zemeckis. Benjamin Evan Ainsworth will voice Pinocchio, Keegan-Michael Key will play Honest John, and Lorraine Bracco will be the voice of Sofia the Seagull, a unique character developed expressly for the new adaptation.
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1940’s Pinocchio was just Walt Disney Studios’ second animated picture, following Snow White in 1937. The live-action version of Snow White in in development, with Rachel Zegler of West Side Story as the leading lady. The Little Mermaid, featuring Halle Bailey as Princess Ariel and slated for a 2023 release, is Disney’s upcoming live-action blockbuster. The live-action version of Disney’s 1989 animated hit began filming in 2016, but Bailey, who is best known for being one side of the R&B duo Chloe & Halle, wasn’t cast in the main part until 2019. She finished shooting in July 2021, however, her casting caused some controversy. This was because a woman of color was hired as a mermaid who was white in the original.
The premiere date for Pinocchio is unknown, but it will be exclusive to Disney+.