Get ready to swing through the magical world of Pinocchio all over again. Netflix’s new film, Pinocchio will excavate a much darker theme with the story of Pinocchio in Tales of Pinocchio written by the Italian author Carlo Collodi. Guillermo Del Toro is the director of this new adaptation. The film will be set in the times of Mussolini’s spread of Fascism in Italy.
Here is everything fans need to know about the new release “Pinocchio“.
What is Release Date for Pinocchio?
There is no official confirmation or an update about the release date for the film. The production might face a delay due to the rise in the spread of COVID-19. Later this year, one might get to hear a concrete release date. Del Toro talks about how it is a dream come true to have a Netflix as the platform to broadcast his new retelling of Pinocchio. We can expect the year 2021 to be the concrete year for Pinocchio’s release. So, fans need to wait patiently for Pinocchio.
What is Theme and Plot of Pinocchio?
Del Toro’s adaptation will include the themes of love, disobedience, lying, friendship, and Pinocchio’s struggle to adapt to the social surroundings and living up to his father’s expectations. It is to see how the theme explores the dark and uncivil times of Mussolini’s ideological rule. The musical composition levied to the film will tell the classic tale of Pinocchio in a wholly new and exciting way. The course of a wooden boy magically bought to life and action is very fairytale-like. It will be good to see a darker blend applied to it.
Do We have an Ensemble Cast Yet Decided for Pinocchio?
The production has already given out the cast details. The list includes Gregory Mann as the wooden carving coming to life by a father’s last wish. The rest includes Ewan McGregor playing the role of companion Cricket, David Bradley cast as Geppetto. He is the one who created Pinocchio and plays his father. Other roles include Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, Cate Blanchett, John Turturro, Finn Wolfhard, Ron Perlman, Burn Gorman, and Tim Blake Nelson. The creator hasn’t come up with the whole character list as of now.
Has Production Yet Announced a Trailer Release?
The platform hasn’t released a trailer for the movie yet. We might have one real soon. The film has been in the planning course for a very long while. It is finally coming down to action. Let’s wait for yet another adaptation of Pinocchio and the eternal message of truth.
The filming had already begun in January 2020. The Corona Viruses spread has to halt the whole procedure. Mexico and Portland were rumored to be the locations where the shoots would take place. Nothing is sure as of now. The Pandemic spread has caused a significant delay, which can change a lot more than expected. The dark twists can change the whole outlook of the fairy tale the audiences use to know and refer to once upon a time.