Pinocchio (2022): Release date, cast, synopsis, teaser, trailer & more

A live-action re-adaptation of Disney’s 1940 animated classic, Pinocchio follows the story of a woodcarver’s wish-come-true moment as his wooden puppet becomes a sentient being.

Release date

Pinocchio will premiere on Disney+ on September 8, 2022.

Cast and creators

  • Tom Hanks
  • Benjamin Evan Ainsworth
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  • Cynthia Erivo
  • Keegan-Michael Key
  • Lorraine Bracco
  • Luke Evans
  • Kyanne Lamaya
  • Giuseppe Battiston
  • Lewin Lloyd

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Screenplay by: Chris Weitz and Robert Zemeckis


“A woodcarver named Geppetto (Tom Hanks) experiences a miraculous event as his wooden puppet embarks on a thrilling adventure to become a real boy.”

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Other details

The ‘Forest Gump’ director has penned the CGI-laden script for his musical adaptation.

Pinocchio is set to release on Disney+ Day, leading to the D23 Expo in Anaheim CA.


The teaser trailer builds on a soothing melodramatic mood, with Gepetto’s wall full of clocks and his dreamy wish for Pinocchio to come alive. The following scenes include Jiminy Cricket getting attacked by a seagull and a nail-biting ship adventure.


Pinocchio sets out on an adventure that introduces him to a wide range of eclectic characters, good and bad. He faces highs and lows, all in the hopes of becoming a real boy.

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