The beloved classic Pinocchio is being reimagined for a 2022 live-action remake. The cast is comprised of some of Hollywood’s most talented actors and actresses, ensuring that the movie will be a success. Here is a closer look at the cast of the upcoming Pinocchio remake.
Cast of the 2022 Live-Action Pinocchio Film
The remake of Pinocchio will feature a star-studded cast. Academy Award nominee Tom Hanks will play the beloved Geppetto, the woodcarver who creates Pinocchio. Academy Award nominee Ewan McGregor will play the role of the talking cricket, Jiminy Cricket. Academy Award winner Keegan-Michael Key will play the role of Figaro, Geppetto’s pet cat.
Starring the All-Star Cast of the Remake
The titular role of Pinocchio will be played by young actor Collin Hanks. Other cast members include Academy Award nominee Anna Kendrick as the Blue Fairy, Academy Award nominee Emma Thompson as the Fairy with Turquoise Hair, and Academy Award winner Meryl Streep as the wicked witch, Monstro. Additionally, Academy Award winner Robert Downey Jr. will provide the voice of Pinocchio.
The cast of the upcoming live-action remake of Pinocchio is sure to bring the classic story to life. With such an impressive cast, the movie is sure to be a huge success when it hits theaters in 2022.
In November 2020, it was announced that Tom Hanks and direcor Robert Zemeckis had signed on to make a live-action remake of the beloved Disney classic Pinocchio from 1940.
The star-studded cast has now been officially revealed, with Hanks taking on the role of the puppeteer Gepetto and Grammy Award-winner Cynthia Erivo playing the beloved fairy Blue. Joining them are iconic actors such as Academy Award-winner Toni Collette, Emmy Award-winner David Bradley, Andrew Scott, Cate Blanchett, Peter Capaldi and YouTuber Logan Paul. Two newcomers, Jacob Tremblay and Finley Hobbins, will bring life to the young leads, pinocchio and Jiminy cricket respectively.
The story of Pinocchio has been very popular for over a century and Zemeckis is taking this beloved classic into the modern age by adding his own twist. The movie is expected to be released in the United States in December 2022, so get your tickets ready for what promises to be a magical experience.
Hanks and Zemeckis have worked together before, most notably on the 1994 movie Forrest Gump, for which they both won Academy Awards. Collette, Scott, and Capaldi have worked together before in the 2017 movie Murder on the Orient Express, and Collette and Blanchett have collaborated for the 2006 drama film Little Miss Sunshine.
All in all, this star-studded cast will be sure to captivate and move the audience with their outstanding performances. Let’s see what Pinocchio has in store when it hits theaters in December 2022.