Guillermo del Toro’s planned 3D stop-motion Pinocchio reportedly has been put on indefinite hold because of the box-office performance of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie.
Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class co-writer Jane Goldman is in talks to write Warner Bros.’ Pinocchio, which would be directed by Tim Burton and star Robert Downey Jr.
Acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro talks with Spinoff Online about DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians, the character drama at the heart of Pacific Rim, and his childhood love for Swamp Thing and the Demon.
Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson will co-direct Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, a 3D stop-motion animated adaptation of the classic tale set in Italy between World War I and World War II.
Fox has bought a spec script for director Shawn Levy the centers on the early adventures of Geppetto, the elderly woodcarver and creator of Pinocchio.
The director joins with The Jim Henson Company and Pathe for a 3D stop-motion animated version of the children’s classic, but with a much scarier feel.