As the classic comic book caper turns 30, screenwriter Sam Hamm reveals the bonkers ideas that almost made the cut.
In the canon of comic book movies, it would be hard to deny that Michelle Pfeiffer's turn as Catwoman in Tim Burton's Batman Returns is anything less than iconic.
One wonders if Dumbo is just a trial run for the much bigger animation task of The Lion King.
Our inner Disney kid is screaming already - the iconic Disney character, Dumbo the Elephant takes a whole new form as part of LOEWE's limited edition capsule collection.
Colin Farrell may be about to see an elephant fly. Six weeks after Will Smith backed out of talks to take the (human) lead in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of ‘Dumbo’ with director Tim Burton, it seems the 40-year old Irish actor may be set to take his place. Deadline report that Farrell is in talks to appear originally earmarked for Smith, Farrell would appear as Holt, a “widowed father of two kids from Kentucky” whose offspring befriend the young elephant with the oversized ears.
With diversity in the movies still its hottest topic, Tim Burton has been grilled on why his latest movie, ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’, features almost entirely white actors. Aside from the inclusion of Samuel L. Jackson as the villain character Barron, the casting is notable for its lack of diversity. Asked about the move, Burton told Bustle: “Nowadays, people are talking about it more.
Have you ever noticed how characters in Tim Burton films never seem to blink? “I don’t,” confirms Burton, “I don’t know why. ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children’ – in UK cinemas from Thursday, 29 September – is based on Ransom Riggs’ best-selling YA novel of the same name.