Friday, 17 August, 2018

CBBC Newsround: Disney release new trailer of Dumbo film

Disney's live action Dumbo trailer is here and we're not crying, you're crying Dumbo teaser: Meet a flying elephant in this new Tim Burton live action film
Julia Gonzales | 13 June, 2018, 23:11

From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure "Dumbo" expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight.

Check out the trailer! And that's good. Burton takes Dumbo to the turn of the 20th century, dousing the film with Gilded Age aesthetics and callbacks to the era of traveling circuses.

Set to an original recording of "Baby Mine" by Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora, this first Dumbo trailer suggests that it'll be aiming to pull the heartstrings with its alternately sad and uplifting fairy tale.

As Disney goes into its animation vault to pluck their beloved features and turn them into live-action tentpoles, despite making enough money to turn Mickey's eyes green, the results have been mixed at best.

China suggests sanctions relief for N. Korea after U.S. summit
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Holt is a former horse showman who, after returning from World War I a widower and having lost an arm, comes home to his two children and a circus business which is anything but successful and run by Danny DeVito's Max Medici.

The original Dumbo was only 64 minutes long, an intentionally short and rather simplistic film made nearly exclusively to balance out the losses Disney incurred on the elaborate Fantasia.

DeVito and Farrell will be joined by other big-name actors such as Eva Green, Michael Keaton and Alan Arkin. The elephant eventually demonstrates that it can fly and is used as a way to make money for the circus. The film soars into theaters on March 29, 2019.

Newcomers to the story include V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton), an ambitious and probably duplicitous entrepreneur who wants to make Dumbo and his incredible gifts his star attraction.

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