Disney also revealed a maquette used to model the CGI Dumbo for the live-action film at the event on Saturday.
This project joins Disney's ever growing franchise of live-action reboots which has seen "Maleficent", "Cinderella", "The Jungle Book" and most recently, the box office smash "Beauty and the Beast".
Well, they've made a decision 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. If you saw Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, then you will recognize some of the aesthetical similarities.
And now the live-action version of the Disney classic Dumbo has just started filming, according to the studio.
The film features Colin Farrell as Holt Farrier, a former circus star and war-veteran charged with the care of a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock of an already struggling circus.
Burton, writer Ehren Kruger (the Transformers sequels), and producer Justin Springer (TRON: Legacy) are looking to "add a unique family story that parallels Dumbo's journey" and pad out the 1941 film's hour-long runtime with new material that "deepens the circus aspect of the story".
Danny DeVito, who played the Penguin in Burton's 1992 film Batman Returns, will play Max Medici, the owner of the small circus at the heart of the film. Michael Keaton has also been cast as entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere and Eva Green will play aerial artist Colette Marchant.
Emirates cited fierce competition and a "relentless rise" in the USA dollar as the main factor in falling revenues. FlyDubai also saw its profit drop 69% in 2016 and cited a "challenging socioeconomic environment".
While President Donald Trump's approval rating continues to lag, many of his supporters in the Republican base remain by his side. Gallup has been conducting the approval rating poll of all US President's presidencies since Harry S Truman .
The offer came amid renewed tensions over the North's first launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on July 4. The decline follows China's decision in February to ban all imports of North Korean coal.
Kind of like the iPhone 4 , but bigger, a lot less chunky and no more Home button taking up space on the front. However, according to Huberty, the possibility of iPhone 8 delays won't decrease the demand for the new phone.
When the ACC first conceived of a football championship game, the game was awarded to Jacksonville for a variety of reasons. The Cardinals were also slotted to finish third in the Atlantic Division behind both the Seminoles and Tigers.
Nadav Weissman went after each other hard in the last appeal hearing over the manslaughter verdict against Azaria. It is now assumed that the prosecution will acquiesce to his being sent home for house arrest for the time being.
But Afghans also suffer at the hands of government and allied forces, sometimes as they come across their unexploded ordnance. Yamamoto called on antigovernment forces to immediately stop the use of IEDs.
Tongilgak is a North Korean building at the Panmunjom truce village on the border used for previous inter-Korea talks. The two Koreas restarted Cold War-era psychological warfare after the North's fourth nuclear test in January 2016.
According to Jagex , the mobile version of RuneScape will be the same game "you know and love", optimized for phones and tablets. RuneScape might be old enough to drive, but it still has an active community, with thousands of players streaming on Twitch .
LeT 'terrorist' deported from UAE arrested in Mumbai
Personnel from Anti-Terrorism Squads of Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh were at the airport when Salim landed, the official said. Khan has been on the run ever since and had managed to hoodwink security agencies.
Capitol Police say individual drove into barrier, car
The chase ended when the vehicle slammed into a barrier and a police auto near the Library of Congress , according to reports. Cops used a bomb robot to apporach the vehicle and officers were heard yelling "fire in the hole" before the explosion.