Disney has released a new trailer for Pinocchio, the live action retelling of a wooden puppet who embarks on a thrilling adventure to become a real boy.
Based on the classic 1883 children’s book “The Adventures of Pinocchio” by Italian author Carlo Collodi, Pinocchio stars Tom Hanks stars as Geppetto, the wood carver who builds and treats Pinocchio (Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) as if he were his own son. Cynthia Erivo is the Blue Fairy; Keegan-Michael Key is “Honest” John; Lorraine Bracco is Sofia the Seagull, a new character, and Luke Evans is The Coachman.
Pinocchio is directed by “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” director Robert Zemeckis from a screenplay written by him and Chris Weitz, who produces with Andrew Milano.
Pinocchio premieres on Disney+ on Sept. 8.