Seventy-Six years after it was released on Oct. 31, 1941, Dumbo is finally getting a well-deserved Live-Action. Get this... it will be directed by Tim Burton so you KNOW that's gonna be good!
The classic Disney movie, for all of those who haven't seen it, is about an adorable, friendly elephant with huge, floppy ears. Although he's a bit shy, Dumbo learns how to embrace his uniqueness thanks to the support of his best friend, Timothy the Mouse. He's also the World's first and only flying elephant.
A lot of scoops were revealed at the D23 Expo 2017 in regards of the upcoming flick. Here are some things we already know, according to Oh My Disney.
1. The star-studded cast includes Colin Farrell as Holt Farrier, a former circus star, and war veteran; Michael Keaton as entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere; Danny DeVito as circus owner Max Medici; Eva Green as Aerial artist Colette Marchant; Nico Parker and Finley Hobbins as Holt’s children.
2. The filming will take place entirely in England.
3. The creative team will include many Academy Award-winning cinematographers who've worked in films such as Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Alice in Wonderland and Maleficent.
4. Dumbo and other animals in the film will be brought to life using state-of-the-art visual effects.
5. Dumbo Live-Action is expected to premiere on March 29, 2019.
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