DUMBO Teaser Trailer Brings Floppy-Eared Elephant To Life (VIDEO/POSTER)

Well that gave me some feels.

Disney keeps the live-action adaptations coming with Dumbo, the remake of the 1941 animated classic. This one is directed by Tim Burton, and what’s most striking about it – aside from the well-crafted visuals – is how sentimental it is.

With Burton you expect something more dark, or at least quirky. While this does appear to lean into themes about being a weird, strange outcast (a Burton staple), this looks like it may replace darkness with warmth, and being laughed at with being marveled.

Chances are it’ll be a mix of all those things in a deeply heartfelt way – just like they are in this first teaser trailer.

Starring Colin Farrell, Eva Green, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito (hey, it’s a Batman / Penguin reunion!), plus newcomers Nico Parker and Finley HobbinsDumbo opens next spring on March 29, 2019.

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