There is a new Pinocchio on the town. Benjamin Evan Ainsworth performs the puppet who turns into a boy within the new Disney+ film, streaming now.
Ainsworth did not need to give an excessive amount of of the movie away, however advised ABC Audio a few of what’s new this time round, like “new characters…new songs [and] new bits right here and there which might be actually thrilling…so you have to tune in to Disney+ to see it.”
What Benjamin did not tinker with an excessive amount of was the voice Dickie Jones created within the 1940 animated Disney movie, explaining, “That unique is in so many hearts at present and that voice is so like iconic, that I believe it could be a disgrace to let it go.” He did, nonetheless, “put a bit of little bit of my very own vitality in there to make it my very own, too.”
Pinocchio additionally stars Tom Hanks as Gepetto. 13-year-old Benjamin says it was superior working with “such a legend.”
“… One of many first days on set, he got here round and stated, ‘Hey, Ben, you need to run traces?’ I used to be like, oh, my gosh, Tom Hanks needs to run traces with me,” the British actor remembers. “So it was a kind of moments the place it is simply sort of like, Oh, okay, yeah, cool face, yeah, let’s run some traces. And he gave me the nickname Benocchio, and it was his concept to get me this Pinocchio hat to put on on set. And it is actually enjoyable. Actually enjoyable moments with him on set.”
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