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Meet the 'Dumbo' cast on five new character posters

In less than three months, Walt Disney Pictures is preparing to put on quite a show with a certain high flying baby elephant as the featured attraction. Tim Burton’s live action reimagining of the classic animated “Dumbo” hits the big screen March 29 and, today, the studio has released five character posters celebrating the film’s talent:

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The new “Dumbo” expands on the original story in which differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and his children Milly (Nico Parker) and Joe (Finley Hobbins) to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton), who recruits the peculiar pachyderm for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland. Dumbo soars to new heights alongside a charming and spectacular aerial artist, Colette Marchant (Eva Green), until Holt learns that beneath its shiny veneer Dreamland is full of dark secrets.

Directed by Burton from a screenplay by Ehren Kruger (“Ophelia,” “Dream House”) and produced by Justin Springer (“TRON: Legacy”), Kruger, Katterli Frauenfelder (“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” “Big Eyes”) and Derek Frey (“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” “Frankenweenie”), “Dumbo” flies into theaters March 29, 2019.


Silas Lesnick is the Senior Editor of Moviebill. He has been covering entertainment news out of Los Angeles for more than a decade. You can reach him via e-mail or on Twitter.