Disney’s live-action Pinocchio, which will be directed by Robert Zemeckis will begin production in the United Kingdom this month. Joseph Gordon-Levitt will be the voice of the character Jiminy Cricket and Cynthia Erivo will play the role of the Blue Fairy.
The cast also includes hot-shot actors like Tom Hanks (playing as Geppetto) and Luke Evans (as The Coachman) and Benjamin Evan Ainsworth as the main lead- Pinocchio.
This will add to Disney’s growing list of ‘live-action’ productions, which include Aladdin, Lion King, and Cinderella among others. The film will debut on Disney Plus, Disney’s official streaming service.