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Robert Zemeckis In Talks to Direct Disney’s Live-Action Pinocchio

October 20, 2019 | Posted by Ashish

Variety reports that Robert Zemeckis is in early talks to direct Disney’s upcoming live-action Pinocchio.

Andrew Miano and Chris Weitz are set to produce the film while Weitz will also write the script.

Zemeckis would replace Paul King (Paddington) who was originally set to direct.

As for who will play Geppetto, Ton Hanks was originally considered but he ultimately passed on the role.

Disney has had huge success with their recent live-action versions of Aladdin and The Lion King.

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