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Tom Hanks is the perfect Geppetto for Disney’s new Pinocchio adaptation.

Katie Yee

May 31, 2022, 10:53am

Tom Hanks is arguably one of our more literary actors. The author/typewriter enthusiast and (of course) co-star of You’ve Got Mail is leading Disney’s new live-action film, Pinocchio, based on of Carlo Collodi’s The Adventures of Pinocchio. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the movie will also feature Cynthia Erivo as the fairy, Keegan-Michael Key as Honest John, and the voice of Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Jiminy Cricket. There won’t be a wooden performance (sorry) from this cast!

So, if you wished upon a star for this adaptation of a loose adaptation of a book, this is for you.

The movie will be available for streaming on Disney+ on September 8.

[via Hollywood Reporter]

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