Luke Evans will portray ANOTHER Disney villain while getting a role in Pinocchio live … after playing Gaston in “Beauty and the Beast”
He is known for his devilishly beautiful appearance, as well as his vile role in a successful live action, recreated in a Disney movie.
And now Luke Evans will be back in shape after landing the role of the evil coach in Disney̵
The 41-year-old Hobbit actor will join the Disney + movie, in which Tom Hanks is already attached as Geppetto, Deadline reports.
Devilishly beautiful and typical: Luke Evans will return to the territory of the Disney villain after landing the role of coach in the upcoming live remake of Pinocchio
The casting move comes after Evans portrayed the selfish, navel-looking Gaston in the 2017 remake of Beauty and the Beast against Emma Watson and Dan Stevens.
This film broke the $ 1 billion mark at the world box office, ushering in a new era for the House of Mice in reprogramming the vault of animated classics.
The Lion King and Aladdin have also been rethought in live action, each breaking the $ 1 billion mark.
Look at me: The casting move comes after Evans portrayed the selfish, navel-looking Gaston in the 2017 remake of Beauty And The Beast.
The new Pinocchio, which will be directed by Forest Gump assistant Robert Zemekis, will go straight to the Disney + streaming platform, unlike the aforementioned predecessors, who enjoyed great theatrical bows.
Like the 1940 animated classic, Pinocchio will explore the tale of an enchanted doll who longs to become a real boy.
Evans’ coach will be one of several antagonists trying to harm and exploit Pinocchio for personal gain.
The 1940 classic: Pinocchio will explore the tale of an enchanted doll longing to be a real boy, and Evans’ coach will be one of several antagonists trying to exploit him.
Disney’s live action on the story is just one of several projects for Pinocchio, either currently in production or recently released.
One is the long-awaited darker version of the story, which is directed by the dreamy director Guillermo Del Toro and starring people like Cate Blanchett, Ewan McGregor and Tilda Swinton.
This film is finished and is expected to be released sometime this year.
Trend: Disney’s live action in history is just one of several projects for Pinocchio, either currently in production or recently released
Originally an Italian fairy tale, Oscar winner Roberto Benini recently released an action-packed version of the story live.
In his latest film about Pinocchio, released last Christmas, Benini plays Geppetto, while in the version he produced in 2002, he plays Pinocchio himself.
In addition to Disney’s new Pinocchio, The Little Mermaid is currently filming a live remake of the action, including Melissa McCarthy, David Diggs, Javier Bardem and Aquafina.
In addition to Disney’s new Pinocchio: The Little Mermaid is currently filming a live action remake with Melissa McCarthy, David Diggs, Javier Bardem and Aquafina