The Game of Thrones actor will play the titular character in a new adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairytale.
“[T]he idea was to do Pinocchio during the ascension of fascism in Italy, with Mussolini,” del Toro says.
The stories we know and love often have very strange and dark histories.
Once upon a time… Hollywood tried these adaptations.
Here’s something the brothers Grimm would’ve penned on a few tabs of acid.