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Pinocchio: Tom Hanks In Talks With Disney For Playing Geppetto In The Upcoming Live Action Movie

Tom Hanks is in early talks to take on the iconic role of Geppetto in Disney’s upcoming live-action movie Pinocchio. According to Deadline, the iconic Hollywood star has already read the script and wants to join the project, overwhelmed by them longtime collaborator Robert Zemeckis.

Zemeckis rose to fame after directing the Back to the Future trilogy, later joining Hanks on Forrest Gump, Cast Away, and The Polar Express. Due to this long-standing relationship, industry insiders feel that there is a huge possibility through this latest deal, which will see Hanks in the role of Woodcarver Geppetto, who becomes a living puppet named Pinocchio.

Tom Hanks In Talks With Disney For Playing Geppetto

For more information on how we store your personal data, see our privacy policy. Released in 1940, the original film was only the second animated film released by Disney, but it remains a favorite among many fans to this day most of which have been hugely successful at the global box office, including Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King.

No other cast members have been confirmed for the film yet, but the project is expected to be suitably star-studded, as is often the case with Disney blockbusters. Hanks made headlines earlier this year after he was one of the first prominent public figures to contract the coronavirus with his wife Rita Wilson while filming the Elvis Presley biopic in Australia.

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After recovering from the illness, Hanks told The Guardian: “My body ached, I was very tired all the time, and I couldn’t focus on anything more than about 12 minutes.” Since then, he has criticized people who refuse to cover their faces to help prevent the spread of the disease.

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Chris before donning the famous wooden shoe, Hanks will play Colonel Tom Parker in the upcoming Elvis Presley biopic at Warner Bros. While filming the film in Australia, Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were among the first public figures to test positive for coronavirus. They have since recovered. Hanks most recently played a commander in the World War II war drama “Greyhound,” which premiered on Apple TV Plus in July after being sold by Sony Pictures.

More recently, Hanks has appeared in the original Apple TV + Greyhound movie, which depicts the terrible Battle of the Atlantic in WWII. Currently, Netflix is ​​producing a Pinocchio movie without any relationship; A dark, animated stop-motion twist on the Italian children’s story, to be directed by acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. Evan McGregor (Birds of Pre), Ron Perlman (Hellboy), Tilda Swinton (Doctor Strange), and Christoph Waltz (007: Spector) are among the names drawn for that separate project, respectively.

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