Tom Hanks‘ latest transformation is one you need to see—and this is no lie.
On May 31, Disney released the official teaser trailer for this year’s live-action film, PinocchioHanks plays the hopeful woodcarver Geppetto in this clip. In the almost two-minute long clip, the 65-year-old—unrecognizable with gray hair, a gray mustache and small-framed glasses—recites his wish upon a star aloud, bringing the optimistic puppet Pinocchio (voiced by Benjamin Evan AinsworthTo live.
A star-studded ensemble of actors stars in Hanks, Ainsworth and the movie (which will be released this September). Cynthia Erivo, Luke Evans, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keegan-Michael KeyAnd Lorraine Bracco.
The latest live-action/computer-generated remake, based on the 1883 Italian children’s book and 1940 Disney animated film, has been in development since 2015, per IndieWire—and it’s not the year’s only flick about the wooden puppet come to life. Directorial Guillermo del ToroThe animated remake of the iconic film will be presented at the close of the year.