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Dumbo is an upcoming American live-action film distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It will be written and produced by Richard LaGravanese. Justin Springer will also produce the film, while Tim Burton will direct it.

In March 2017, it was reported that Eva Green was in talks to play a trapeze artist.[2] Shortly after this report, Danny DeVito was cast as a ringleader named Medici.[3] A few weeks later, Colin Farrell had entered negotiations to play the role of Holt, a father of two children who befriend Dumbo.[4] On April 4, 2017, Michael Keaton entered talks to star as the villain.[5] On June 26, 2017, Keaton officially confirmed his involvement with the film.[6]

Synopsis

"The story follows Holt Farrier, a former circus star and war veteran, who has been enlisted by circus owner Max Medici to care for a newborn elephant with oversized ears. The baby elephant’s ears are a laughingstock and embarrassment to the already struggling circus. That is, until Holt’s children discover that Dumbo can fly! Aerial artist Colette Marchant and entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere then swoop in to make Dumbo, the flying elephant, a star."[7]

Cast

Trivia

  • This will officially be the first time since Batman Returns (which released in 1992) that Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, and Tim Burton work together on the same film.
  • This will also be Burton's fourth film with Keaton and DeVito, his third film with Eva Green, and his second film with Alan Arkin.

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Set

References

  1. Ford, Rebecca (March 10, 2015). "Tim Burton to Direct Live-Action 'Dumbo' for Disney", The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on April 14, 2017. 
  2. Kit, Borys (March 7, 2017). "Eva Green in Talks to Star in Tim Burton's Live-Action 'Dumbo'".. Hollywood Reporter.
  3. Busch, Anita (March 9, 2017). "Danny DeVito Negotiating To Join Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ At Disney".. Deadline.
  4. "Colin Farrell In Negotiations For ‘Dumbo’ At Disney".. Deadline (April 14, 2017).
  5. "Michael Keaton in Talks to Play Villain in Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved on 14 April 2017.
  6. "Michael Keaton confirmed as the villain for Disney’s live-action remake, “Dumbo”". Inside the Magic. Retrieved on 26 June 2017.
  7. https://ohmy.disney.com/news/2017/07/15/production-has-begun-on-the-live-action-reimagining-of-dumbo-directed-by-tim-burton/
  8. https://ohmy.disney.com/news/2017/07/15/production-has-begun-on-the-live-action-reimagining-of-dumbo-directed-by-tim-burton/
  9. https://ohmy.disney.com/news/2017/07/15/production-has-begun-on-the-live-action-reimagining-of-dumbo-directed-by-tim-burton/
  10. https://ohmy.disney.com/news/2017/07/15/production-has-begun-on-the-live-action-reimagining-of-dumbo-directed-by-tim-burton/
  11. https://ohmy.disney.com/news/2017/07/15/production-has-begun-on-the-live-action-reimagining-of-dumbo-directed-by-tim-burton/
  12. http://deadline.com/2017/07/tim-burtons-live-action-dumbo-game-of-thrones-deobia-oparei-disney-1202136827/
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Media
Films and Television: DumboMickey Mouse ClubDumbo's CircusHouse of MouseLive-action filmVideo

Books: Big Golden BookClassic StorybookDisney's Wonderful World of ReadingDisney Read-AlongGolden Sound StoryLittle Golden Book

Disney Parks
Art of AnimationCasey Jr. Circus TrainCasey Jr. Splash 'n' Soak StationDisney Animation BuildingDumbo the Flying ElephantGames of the Boardwalk

Entertainment: AnimagiqueFantasmic!
Restaurants: Timothy's Treats
Shops: Casey Jr. Trinket Train
Parade: Disney's Dreams On Parade: Moving OnFlights of Fantasy ParadeFestival of Fantasy ParadeJubilation!Main Street Electrical ParadeThe Wonderful World of Disney Parade (The Float)
Firework: Celebrate the MagicDisneyland ForeverOnce Upon a Time
Halloween: Happy Hallowishes

Characters
Original: DumboTimothy MouseMrs. JumboElephant MatriarchPrissyCattyGiddyRingmasterJoeMr. StorkSmittyCasey JuniorPink ElephantsThe CrowsCircus AnimalsClowns

Dumbo's Circus: LionelFair DinkumQ.T.BarnabyLilliSebastianFlip & Flap

Songs
Look Out for Mr. StorkCasey, Jr.RoustaboutsBaby MineHit the Big BossPink Elephants on ParadeWhen I See an Elephant Fly
See Also
FloridaThe Magic Feather