Guillermo del Toro is all set to present an exclusive footage from his upcoming Pinocchio during the Annecy International Animation Festival, which will be held in France 13-18 June.
Del Toro and Mark Gustafson will be directing this remake of the famous classic 1883 novel by Carlo Collodi, which is set to release on Netflix in December. The voice cast includes Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Christoph Waltz, Tilda Swinton and Cate Blanchett.
Netflix Animation announced its full Annecy lineup recently.
According to THR, the streaming service also chose Annecy for the world premiere of its original The Sea Beast, a sea monster adventure written, produced and director by Chris Williams. The voice cast is led by Dan Stevens, Karl Urban, Zaris-Angel Hator, Jared Harris, Marianne Jean-Baptiste and Kathy Burke.
Also, Netflix will present work in progress of Cartoon Saloon’s upcoming My Father’s Dragon, directed by Nora Twomey (The Breadwinner) and inspired by the children’s book of the same name by Ruth Stiles Gannett.
Chris Nee, creator and executive producer of Doc McStuffins, will present a master class as part of Netflix’s Annecy programming.