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Tom Hanks Reportedly in Talks to Star as Geppetto in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’

Although it's still in its early stages, Tom Hanks is already in talks to play Geppetto in Disney's live-action adaptation of Pinocchio. Paul King, the director of the Paddington movies, is attached to direct. Chris Weitz and his partner Andrew Miano are set to produce and Jack Thorne, the writer behind Wonder, is set to write the script. While ...

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ Loses Director Sam Mendes

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Disney's plan to remake several of their animated classics is currently steamrolling ahead but one film in production has currently hit a snag. Talkies Network has learned that Sam Mendes (Skyfall, Spectre), has dropped out of directing Disney's live-action remake of Pinocchio.  Back in May 2017, Mendes entered into talks with the ...

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