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Tim Burton to direct live-action 'Dumbo' remake for Disney

Tim Burton to direct live-action 'Dumbo' remake for Disney

Tim Burton is set to spread his wings, or maybe his ears, with his next directorial project. The filmmaker is attached to helm a live-action remake of Disney's "Dumbo," the animated classic about a floppy-eared pachyderm, The Times has confirmed. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news. Burton, who previously directed Disney's billion-dollar hit "Alice in Wonderland," will work from a script by Ehren Kruger, a writer on the last three "Transformers" movies. The "Dumbo" remake is in the early stages of development and doesn't yet have a release date, but it's expected to use a combination of live actors and CGI. While...

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