Academy Award® winner Robert Zemeckis directs this live action and CGI retelling of the beloved tale of a wooden puppet who embarks on a thrilling adventure to become a real boy. Tom Hanks stars as Geppetto, the woodcarver who builds and treats Pinocchio (Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) as if he were his real son. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Jiminy Cricket, who serves as Pinocchio’s guide as well as his "conscience"; Academy Award® nominee Cynthia Erivo is the Blue Fairy; Keegan-Michael Key is "Honest" John; Academy Award® nominee Lorraine Bracco is Sofia the Seagull, a new character, and Luke Evans is The Coachman.
The Moana Nui Podcast takes a look at the new live action Disney+ original filmʻs updated telling of a classic story, Pinocchio.
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- Demarius Newsome - Lawyer and Member of Phi Mu Alpha
- Prynz Jon Leepz - Marketing Consultant and CEO of Coalesense
- Lizzette Lewis - Special Education Teacher, Zumba Instructor and Cosplayer
- Ashton - Coach, Wife, and Mom
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