Dumbo Is Getting A Live-Action Remake

Illustration for article titled emDumbo/em Is Getting A Live-Action Remake

Just think of the emotional pain and damage the mother scene is going to inflict on the new masses of children who will line up to see this!

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THR just broke the news that Transformers writer Ehren Kruger will pen a live-action Dumbo remake and Oblivion producer Justin Springer will produce. For those of you who haven't seen this, get thee to the internet; it's great. Dumbo is about a circus elephant born with gigantic ears who becomes super famous because of said ears (but only after much ridicule). Not sure if this remake is a good idea. The captivity of elephants in traveling circus shows is already a point of contention for many people. Plus, there's the whole crow thing... let's just leave those guys out, OK?

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BliceroWeissmann
BliceroWeissmann

I really hope they make it "gritty". Murderous elephant mothers, clowns on fire, a collapsing circus tent... The Pink Elephants on Parade song alone has endless possibilities.