Dumbo Movie

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Who's Involved:

Alan Arkin, Eva Green, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Tim Burton, Derek Frey, Scott Haney, Nico Parker, Colin Farrell, Ehren Kruger, Justin Springer, Roshan Seth, Katterli Frauenfelder, Deobia Oparei, Douglas Reith, Joseph Gatt, Sharon Rooney, Nigel Gostelow

Release Date:

Friday, March 29 , 2019

Rating: PG

Runtime: N/A

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Dumbo Plot: What's the story?

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.

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Dumbo Cast: Who are the actors?

Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Dumbo?

  1. Alan Arkin will play Wall Street tycoon J. Griffin Remington (Hollywood Reporter, 4/17/17).
  2. Michael Keaton would play the man who acquirers the circus from Danny DeVito’s character in order to exploit the lovable elephant and his mother (Variety, 4/4/17).
  3. The film will use a mix of CGI and live action and will add a unique family story that parallels Dumbo's journey.
  4. Based on the iconic 1941 film.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Dumbo?

A look at the Dumbo behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Tim Burton last directed Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and Big Eyes. The film's writer Ehren Kruger last wrote John Carter and Transformers: Dark of the Moon.


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Katterli Frauenfelder
Derek Frey
Ehren Kruger
Justin Springer

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Production Timeline: When did the Dumbo come together?

On or about March 8, 2019 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about March 8, 2019 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about March 18, 2018 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about March 24, 2017 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about March 13, 2015 • The film was in Development status.

On or about March 13, 2015 • The film was in Development status.

On or about July 8, 2014 • The film was in Announced status.

Disney is developing a live action “Dumbo,” based on the animated classic of 1941.

Dumbo Release Date: When was it released?

Dumbo was released in 2019 on Friday, March 29, 2019 in nationwide movie theaters. There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Hotel Mumbai, The Highwaymen and Unplanned.
United States
March 29, 2019 Nationwide
March 29, 2019

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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