Cate Blanchet begged to star in Guillermo del Toro’s “Pinocchio.”
Blanchett worked with del Toro on 2021’s “Nightmare Alley.”
She asked for a role in “Pinocchio” while filming “Nightmare Alley.”
Blanchett played the role of a monkey in “Pinocchio” called Spazzatura.
She tried to mimic Del Toro’s laugh while voicing the character.
Spazzatura helped Pinocchio to defeat his master in the movie.
Del Toro co-directed and co-wrote “Pinocchio.”
The famed director revealed he avoided other iterations of “Pinocchio.”
He said there were over 60 “Pinocchio” movies released.