The Shape of Water's Guillermo del Toro Is Making a New Pinocchio Film For Netflix

PEOPLE.com | 10/22/2018 | Staff
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Get ready for a new Pinocchio movie, directed by Oscar-winner Guillermo del Toro.

The visionary Shape of Water director has signed on to write, direct and produce a new adaptation of the beloved children’s classic for Netflix, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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The film will be a stop-motion animated musical and set during the rise of fascism in Italy.

“No art form has influenced my life and my work more than animation and no single character in history has had as deep of a personal connection to me as Pinocchio,” Del Toro told THR in a statement.

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“In our story, Pinocchio is an innocent soul with an uncaring father who gets lost in a world he cannot comprehend,” he continued. “He embarks on an extraordinary journey that leaves him with a deep understanding...
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