Tim Burton Back To Disney To Direct Live-Action Dumbo

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tim Burton is headed back to Disney to direct the studio’s latest live-action adaptation of the animated classic Dumbo.

Dumbo will be the latest in a series of live-action adaptations of classic Walt Disney Pictures animated features like Maleficent, The Jungle Book, Alice in Wonderland (which was also directed by Burton) and currently in theaters everywhere, Cinderella. Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland earned more than $1.7 billion at the box office for the studio.

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