Hear Cynthia Erivo Sing 'When You Wish Upon a Star' in Live-Action Pinocchio Trailer | Playbill

Film & TV News Hear Cynthia Erivo Sing 'When You Wish Upon a Star' in Live-Action Pinocchio Trailer

Alongside the Tony winner, the movie stars Tom Hanks and Keegan-Michael Key.

Disney+ has released a trailer for its upcoming live action adaptation of Pinocchio, which will premiere September 8 on the streamer. The movie stars Tom Hanks as wood-carver Geppetto, Oscar and Tony winner Cynthia Erivo as Blue Fairy, and Schmigadoon's Keegan-Michael Key as Honest John. The trailer includes a tease of The Color Purple performer Erivo singing "When You Wish Upon a Star" from the movie. Watch the full video above. 

The live action retelling is directed by Robert Zemeckis and follows the well-known tale of a wooden puppet who embarks on an adventure to become a real boy. The title character is portrayed by Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, and the cast features Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Jiminy Cricket, Lorraine Bracco as the original character Sofia the Seagull, and Luke Evans as The Coachman.

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The movie is produced by Zemeckis, Derek Hogue, Andrew Miano, Chris Weitz. and Paul Weitz, with Jackie Levine, Jack Rapke, Alexandra Derbyshire, and Jeremy Johns as the executive producers.

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