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Old 04-10-2015, 02:21 PM   #1
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Disney Planning Live-Action Pinocchio

A live-action film based on the classic story of Pinocchio is currently in the works at Disney.

According to a report from Deadline, famed screenwriter Peter Hedges is attached to the film, which will serve as a loose take on the beloved fairy tale centered around a wooden marionette who wishes to become a real boy.

Very little is currently known about the project, aside from the fact that it's clearly in the very early stages of production. Considering the recent success of the live-action adaptation of Disney's Cinderella, a new movie about the iconic wooden boy and his maker seems like a no brainer.

From IGN.com. Wow Disney is out of ideas.
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Old 04-10-2015, 02:38 PM   #2
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Oh man. They're really scraping the bottom of the barrel for ideas... I thought Winnie the Pooh would be their craziest one.

Wouldn't a live-action Pinocchio look... creepy?



I wonder if they'll ship donkey-children off to the salt mines in this version.
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Old 04-10-2015, 04:11 PM   #3
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Could be worse, Michael Bay could be producing it.
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Old 04-10-2015, 04:17 PM   #4
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Could be worse, Michael Bay could be producing it.
Honestly I think that would be more entertaining that whatever Disney churns out.
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Old 04-11-2015, 12:15 AM   #5
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I don't get what the deal is with all this live action stuff Disney is trying to do.
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Old 04-11-2015, 01:03 AM   #6
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It's about seeing what these classic movies would be like if they were real. It's part of the reason any animation gets turned into live action. It's cool to see it "real".

I know the cynics have decided that Hollywood went down hill at some point in the last 10-15 years. The 'Movies aren't what they used to be' thing and anything not brand new is either out of ideas or a cash-in. Even new things get hit with the usual CGI and rehash complaints.

Let's stop acting like modern day movies are being created to screw us over, people. Hollywood is the same as it's always been. Go complain about every era's trends then.

Live Action Pinocchio isn't even farfetched. They'll probably make him look cute.
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Old 04-11-2015, 01:42 AM   #7
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Disney, slow down for the love of god.
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Old 04-11-2015, 01:52 AM   #8
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I want my Little Mermaid movie!!

then Aladdin....
then Mulan....
then Bambi.....oh man Bambi would be intense!

I wonder how long it will take for them to complete all the classic Disney movies.
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I want my Little Mermaid movie!!

then Aladdin....
then Mulan....
then Bambi.....oh man Bambi would be intense!
Why do I have the feeling The Little Mermaid is gonna be really creepy looking in live action? I'm all for a live action Aladdin flick, though it's gonna be hard finding somebody to top Robin Williams as Genie, and I have the feeling Disney will want to use another celebrity.
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Paul King (Paddington) is in talks to direct the film and Jack Thorne (Wonder) is doing a re-write of the script. Disney is hoping to get the cameras rolling by this fall. I think this project sounds very promising should this director and scriptwriter officially take part in it.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/he...disney-1086772
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