Why did Mendes depart Pinocchio? Who nose!

Sam Mendes has exited Disney’s live-action “Pinocchio”, says THR. 

Mendes had previously departed another Disney film, “James and the Giant Peach” when he joined the Chris Weitz-penned adaptation of the classic 1940 cartoon.

Upcoming live-action takes on Disney animation classics include Jon Favreau’s “The Lion King” and Tim Burton’s “Dumbo”.

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