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Robert Zemeckis To Direct and Co-Write Live Action Pinocchio

January 26, 2020 | Posted by Joseph Lee

Deadline reports that Robert Zemeckis is set to direct a live-action adaptation of Pinocchio for Disney, as well as co-write the script with Chris Weitz. At this time, production could begin as soon as the end of the year. The previous draft of the script was written by Weitz and Simon Farnaby. Andrew Miano and Weitz will produce with Jack Rapke and Jackie Levine executive producing.

A release date has not been set for the film, but Disney has a slew of dates set for untitled live-action features. They include March 12, 2021; July 30, 2021; Oct. 8, 2021; Nov. 19, 2021; March 25, 2022; May 27,2022; July 8, 2022; Aug. 12, 2022; Nov. 4, 2022; March 10, 2023; May 26, 2023; July 14, 2023; Aug. 11, 2023; Oct. 6, 2023; and Dec. 15, 2023. If production doesn’t start until the end of this year, a release date in 2022 is more likely.

Disney’s next live-action feature is a remake of Mulan, which arrives on March 27.

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