A new trailer has been released for Guillermo del Toro’s stop motion Pinocchio. This teases a darker version to the classic children’s tale.
A new teaser trailer for Pinocchio The trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s latest film, has finally been released. Del Toro is best known to many audiences for his work on Pan’s Labyrinth And HellboyHe is also known for his latest film. Nightmare AlleyThe film, starring, was nominated at the 2022 Oscars for Best Picture. The writer/director is renowned for his films’ unique tones and visual aesthetic, frequently incorporating mythical creatures and elements of horror.
Del Toro’s next film PinocchioThe film, which he is both the director and writer of, is a stop motion version of the classic tale. This film, which was produced in collaboration to Netflix, is described by Netflix as a darker version the children’s fairytale. In it, Pinocchio transforms into a real boy from a simple wooden puppet. A short teaser for the film Six months ago, the film was released. It gives a glimpse at Ewan McGregor’s Sebastian J. Cricket and stop-motion style. McGregor is not the only one. Pinocchio features voice performances from Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Jon Turturro, Christoph Waltz, Tim Blake Nelson, and HellboyRon Pearlman,’s.
Now, a brand new trailer for the anticipated film has been released, teasing a stranger and slightly darker version of PinnochioMore than most audiences are likely to be familiar with. The trailer provides the best look yet at Geppetto (David Bradley) and teases the character’s inner sadness behind his desire to create Pinocchio. The trailer confirms that the film will continue to embrace del Toro’s distinctive aesthetic and darkly whimsical world building. The trailer is now available:
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Interestingly, this year will also see the release of another adaptation of Pinocchio from Disney and Robert Zemeckis, and the latest trailer for Del Toro’s version makes clear that the two films will be very different. Disney’s version appears to embrace a childlike wonder while del Toro’s does not. PinocchioIt does offer a darker interpretation of the classic children’s story, with themes like loss and melancholy interwoven with the stunning stop-motion images. The film has serious undertones but is still suitable for children. There’s still a sense that the story is full of adventure and whimsy, despite the darker themes.
Del Toro is known for his ability create beautiful and bizarre worlds for his stories. Pinocchio appears to be no different. It remains to be determined which version of Pinocchio general audiences will prefer, but fans of del Toro will surely be eager to see the director’s unique take on the decades-old children’s tale. While the film will be made available on Netflix in December, the trailer also affirms, thankfully, that those looking to experience the film theatrically will have a chance to do so.
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