Ben Stiller-Robert Downey, Jr. Pinocchio Movie in the Works?

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Robert Downey Jr. is developing a Pinocchio movie with Warner Bros., and he is considering Ben Stiller to direct, according to reports.

Downey Jr., who may retire from Iron Man after tomorrow's Iron Man 3, originally spoke with Tim Burton to direct, but in a recent interview suggested that he could reunite with his Tropic Thunder director for the project.

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Downey Jr. would play Geppetto in the live-action film, which he would produce along with his wife Susan Downey.

Little else is known about the Pinocchio project regarding story, tone, or schedule.

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