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Matteo Garrone on Making a Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ for All Ages (Exclusive)

Matteo Garrone broke out internationally with “Gomorrah” (2008), considered one of the most realistic mob movies ever made. His English-language debut was dark fantasy/horror film “Tale of Tales” (2015), followed more recently by violent revenge drama “Dogman,” which won the best actor prize at Cannes last year.Garrone’s new live-action adaptation of “Pinocchio” – which just […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio & Guillermo Del Toro To Team Up For ‘Nightmare Alley’

After taking some time off, it would appear that Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has a jam-packed slate of projects on the horizon. He already put on his producer’s cap for the upcoming film “Antlers.” In addition, he’s signed on to direct a stop-motion animated version of “Pinocchio” for Netflix. But on the live-action front, […]

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Netflix’s Funa Maduka on Strategy for African, Arab Markets (Exclusive)

Netflix has played a prominent role in this year’s edition of the Marrakech Intl. Film Festival through sponsorship of the main industry event – the Atlas Workshops – and its recent investments in projects involving two of the fest’s highest profile guests – Martin Scorsese (“The Irishman”) and Guillermo del Toro (“Pinocchio”).The streamer is reported […]

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Roberto Benigni To Star As Geppetto In Matteo Garrone’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’

Oscar winner Roberto Benigni (Life Is Beautiful) has been set to star as Geppetto in Gomorrah and Dogman director Matteo Garrone’s live action version of Pinocchio.Garrone will direct his own screenplay, an adaptation of Carlo Collodi’s classic about a living puppet who with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy […]

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Daily Podcast: James Bond, Pinocchio, D&D, Netflix, Muppets, Jurassic World 3, Donald Glover

On the February 21, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest news, including James Bond 25, Dungeons and Dragons and live-action Pinocchio directors, Netflix acquires more talent, Disney plans to reboot the Muppets and […]

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