Tim Burton’s Modern Day Masterpiece of Walt Disney’s Classic Dumbo

Tim Burton attends the European Premiere of Disney’s ÒDumboÓ on February 27, 2019 in London, UK

Dumbo is the 2019 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, with a screenplay written by Ehren Kruger. It is inspired by Walt Disney‘s 1941 animated film of the same name, itself based on the novel by Helen Aberson and Harold Pearl. The film stars Colin FarrellMichael KeatonDanny DeVitoEva Green, and Alan Arkin.

Plans of a live-action Dumbo remake were announced in 2014 and Burton was confirmed as director in March 2015. Much of the cast signed on in March 2017 and principal photography began in July of that year in the United Kingdom, lasting until November. It is one of several animated classics that Disney announced would be getting a live-action treatment in 2019, including Aladdin and The Lion King.

(L-R) Katterli Frauenfelder, Colin Farrell, Nico Parker, Tim Burton, Finley Hobbins, Eva Green, Danny DeVito, Derek Frey and Justin Springer attend the European Premiere of Disney’s ÒDumboÓ on February 27, 2019 in London, UK

The film premiered in Los Angeles on March 11, 2019, and is scheduled to be released in the United States on March 29.

LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 21: Danny DeVito attends the European Premiere of Disney’s “Dumbo” at The Curzon Mayfair on March 21, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)

Tim Burton has the magic, and we’re so excited to see it in Dumbo. ✨🐘 Enjoy this special look at his artistry and get tickets to see #Dumbo this weekend at AMC Theatres: amc.film/2Hf5IfD