Tom Hanks in ‘Early Talks’ to Play Father to Pinocchio in Disney’s Live-Action Adaptation

Tom Hanks may assume the role of Geppetto in the upcoming Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Pinocchio.”

According to Variety, the Oscar-winning actor is reportedly speaking with the franchise and may play the father figure in the remake of the 1940 Disney classic. Paul King reportedly has been brought on board to direct the film.

The animated film follows the story of the puppet named Pinocchio, created by woodcarver Geppetto, and his struggles to a real boy.

We can’t wait to see how this pans out!


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