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Pinocchio was a planned live action adaptation of Pinocchio that was written by Roberto Benigni and was going to play the title character and the film was going to be directed by Federico Fellini. Fellini had expressed interest in making a live action adaptation of Pinocchio for many years.

Plot

A young puppet named Pinocchio wants to become a real boy.

Why It Was Cancelled

  1. The main reason the film was cancelled was due to Federico Fellini’s death.

Results

  • The Fellini version was permanently cancelled.
  • In 2002, Miramax released a live action adaptation with Benigni playing the title character and becoming director.
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