“They are staying true to the message & spirit of the old animated movie – but it looks like you can reach out and pet Dumbo! I really want to pet Dumbo.” -Jodi

 

Listen to Jodi talk about it in the first Hollywood Outsider at 2:50 in the show podcast below

According to People

The flying baby elephant at the heart of the 1941 Disney classic is getting the live-action treatment in Tim Burton’s new movie, set to release on March 29, 2019.

Burton says he felt a connection to the story before signing on and was marveled by how the new script kept the heart of the original.

“It was always one of my favorite Disney stories and one I had fond memories of,” he admits. “It’s a very sweet story, and also very simple and primal — I think that’s why people like it so much.

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