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Disney’s live-action Pinocchio remake has nabbed Paddington director Paul King, with an eye toward starting production this fall. Skyfall director Sam Mendes originally signed on to direct Pinocchio but bailed on the project last year. Another live-action Pinocchio project was previously reported to be gearing up at Warner Bros. That version reportedly nabbed Ron Howard to direct with Robert Downey Jr. starring as Geppetto. But the project appears to have stalled out as there have been no updates in two years.
Pinocchio first appeared in the children’s book The Adventures of Pinocchio, written by Carlo Collodi in 1883. But most people are familiar with Pinocchio thanks to Disney’s 1940 animated classic. The story concerns a wood-carver …
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