Guillermo del Toro will direct Pinocchio in 'stop motion' for Netflix

Guillermo del Toro and Netflix join forces to develop a series of terror Guillermo del Toro: "To win the Oscar my father understood my job for the first ti

Guillermo del Toro will direct Pinocchio in 'stop motion' for Netflix

Guillermo del Toro and Netflix join forces to develop a series of terror

Guillermo del Toro: "To win the Oscar my father understood my job for the first time"

Pinocchio, and in stop motion, a genre for minorities and palates educated, but on the rise, it will be the next movie of the last great winner at a gala of the Oscars. Guillermo del Toro, the creator of the controversial but brilliant The way of the water, has been chosen in addition to Netflix as a platform, the great ruler of the world of streaming. The combination is striking.

The mexican filmmaker is the director, producer and screenwriter of the classic Carlo Collodi, a work that finally put to Del Toro behind the camera on an animation project. Until now, he had served as executive producer and advisor for films like The cat with boots or Megamind, but never as a director.

What will do well with a project that takes time snowballing and finally see the light of day on Netflix. Your version will not be any. In addition to the stop motion will be a musical, a dream come true for the of Jalisco. "There is No art form that has influenced both my life and my work as a animation, and no character in History has had a personal connection so deep with me like Pinocchio," said Del Toro in a statement. "I've wanted to make this film since I have use of reason".

The story is set during the era of fascism in Italy, marked by the figure of Benito Mussolini, and the classic narrative about the child lost in a world that puts to the test his innocence, and his perception of things.

"After the amazing experience we have had with Trollhunters, I am thankful that the talented team of Netflix to me is giving the opportunity of my life to present to the public my version of this strange puppet become a real boy," added del Toro.

in Addition to Netflix, Disney is also embarking on a project on this classic. The idea is to make a tape of real action as already happened with the jungle book, under the direction of Jon Favreau.

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Updated Date: 26 October 2018, 03:28

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