Guillermo del Toro is bringing a "Pinocchio" musical in stop-motion to Netflix.

The broadcast service announced on Monday that del Toro, after several Oscar victories for "The Shape of Water," including the best film and best director, will make his feature directorial debut animated with the adaptation, which will also write and will produce

The plot will follow the classic story of "Pinocchio", which Del Toro is setting in Italy during the 1930s, unrelated to the Disney animated musical of 1940, nor its The new version of live-action, which is in the early stages of pre-production. So do not expect del Toro's version to include Jiminy Cricket or anyone who wants a star.

Del Toro previously worked with Netflix to create the television series "Trollhunters" by Dreamworks. His new Netflix anthology series, "Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight," will be released later this year.

The production of "Pinocchio" is scheduled to begin this fall.

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