After his Oscar win for The Shape of Water, director Guillermo del Toro has booked his next project.

According to Collider, the busy filmmaker will be both writing and directing Zanbato for Paramount and J.J. Abrams Bad Robot.

While many of the details haven’t been shared, Collider has stated that Zanbato centers around a young female ninja, a character who could be anywhere between 10 and 15 years old. However, del Toro insists it’s not a ninja movie, it just features some. but Del Toro has weighed in on that info and says that it’s not a ninja project. Here’s what he had to say on Twitter:
That being said, one thing he doesn’t refute is that the story will revolve around a young girl around 10 to 15 years of age.
There’s no information on when the filmmaker will start shooting the film, as well as a release date. Del Toro also let fans know the Pinocchio is still in development.
Source: Collider

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