Tim Burton's version of Dumbo has been revealed (and it's terrifying)

Tim Burton's version of Dumbo has been revealed (and it's terrifying)

The film stars Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell, Golden Globe winner Michael Keaton, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Danny DeVito, BAFTA Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Eva Green, and introduces Nico Parker and Finley Hobbins in their first film roles.

Although Burton himself was not present for D23, he did send a video from behind the scenes of the Dumbo remake saying hello to the crowd.

Dumbo continues Disney's latest trend of bringing live-action versions of its beloved properties to life, with The Jungle Book and Beauty and the Beast being the most recent additions to an ever-growing catalog.

Well, they've chose to take a slightly different route for the upcoming remake of 1941's Dumbo, recruiting director Tim Burton to put a unique twist of the children's story.

Burton has already directed two of Disney's live action reboots; Alice in Wonderland, and its sequel, Alice Through The Looking Glass.

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Filming for the remake is now taking place in England, at Pinewood Studios and Cardington Studios, and "Dumbo" will be released in cinemas on March 29, 2019.

The remake will also see the unbelievable talents of Roshan Seth, DeObia Oparei, Sharon Rooney, and Douglas Reith. The Penny Dreadful star recently collaborated with Burton on Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.

Holt Farrier (Farrell) is a former circus star returning from the war, who is persuaded to care for a baby elephant by Max Medici (DeVito), the owner of a struggling circus.

Derek Frey and Ehren Kruger will produce the screenplay written by Kruger. However, a flying elephant is big news, and it isn't long before Keaton and Green's entrepreneurial double-act sweep in with promises to make Dumbo a star...