Category: Pinocchio

Here’s Tom Hanks As Geppetto In The Teaser Trailer For Disney’s Live-Action “Pinocchio”

May 31, 2022 / Posted by:

I’ve already seen 1971’s The Erotic Adventures of Pinocchio which is the only live-action Pinocchio I ever need to see, but since Disney didn’t get paid for that one they’re doing it themselves. In the first teaser trailer for Disney’s Pinocchio, Tom Hanks ditches the Flemish accent from Elvis in favor of a House of Geppetto accent as a creepy old man who gets on his hands and knees and wishes on a star for his wooden puppet to be transformed into a real boy knowing damn well every legitimate adoption agency in the world probably has his picture posted on the wall with the caption “DO NOT ADOPT TO THIS MAN. If you see him, please contact the F.B.I.

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Tom Hanks Is Reportedly In Talks To Play Geppetto In Disney’s Live-Action “Pinocchio”

August 6, 2020 / Posted by:

There has been talk of Disney giving their 1940 film Pinocchio the live-action treatment for at least three years, which should be surprising to no one since they’re giving the live-action treatment to all of their animated movies except for Song of the South. One day in the near future a CGI’d to Pleasure Island and back version of Pinocchio will be making its way to a theater near you…or dropping on Disney+, depending on how this COVID-19 thing turns out. And when that happens, there’s a very good chance the old man who becomes Pinocchio’s human father Geppetto will be played by none other than Hollywood’s dad himself, Tom Hanks.

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