Cynthia Erivo and Joseph Gordon-Levitt to star in Disney’s ‘Pinocchio’

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
2:26 | 03/04/21

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Transcript for Cynthia Erivo and Joseph Gordon-Levitt to star in Disney’s ‘Pinocchio’
Time now for "Pop news" with Lara. Hey, Lara. Hey, Michael. Good morning to you all. We begin with an all-star case for a classic adaptation. Cynthia erivo part of "Pinocchio." Joseph gordon-levitt too. She'll go to playing the blue fairy and Lorraine Bracco will voice a new character named Sofia the seagull. The original came out in 1940. This goes into production very soon. Also this morning, Barbie is celebrating women's history month with the release of its Eleanor Roosevelt inspired doll. The Barbie doll, inspiring new generations to speak up. The post goes on to say they hope the new Roosevelt doll inspires girls to remember their voices matter. She was part of the Barbie collection that includes Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Jean king. Finally, Shaq, Shaq, caught sleeping on the job much to the amusement of his pal, co-host Dwyane wade. Take a look. What the hell is going on in here? We supposed to be working. So mean. Okay, if you're wondering, what's with the space helmet? Observers say it's likely a cpap machine. One thing for sure, if it is meant to help snoring, Shaq might want to check the warranty. You could hear him snoring loud and clear, his former teammate, d-wade. Candace parker was in on it too, good fun by all. Thank you. We move to our "Gma" cover story, modern family's Sofia

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