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Now Playing: “Dumbo” in Theaters Everywhere (3/29/2019)

By now I’d like to think that you’ve seen the trailer for Disney’s “Dumbo” but if you didn’t please click HERE to be on point with us all. Today the Tim Burton envisioning of the classic Disney character opens in theaters everywhere. Let’s review the poster, premise and casting before we close this post up.

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The Premise: Holt was once a circus star, but he went off to war and when he returned it had terribly altered him. Circus owner Max Medici hires him to take care of Dumbo, a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him the laughing stock of the struggling circus troupe. But when Holt’s children discover that Dumbo can fly, silver-tongued entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere, and aerial artist Colette Marchant swoop in to make the little elephant a star. (c/o Wiki)

The Cast:
Colin Farrell as Holt Farrier
Michael Keaton as V. A. Vandemere
Danny DeVito as Max Medici
Eva Green as Colette Marchant
Alan Arkin as J. Griffin Remington
Nico Parker as Milly Farrier
Finley Hobbins as Joe Farrier
DeObia Oparei as Rongo
Joseph Gatt as Neils Skellig
Roshan Seth in undisclosed role
Sharon Rooney in undisclosed role
Douglas Reith in undisclosed role

Piercing Ken Thoughts: Now while I find the whole “Dumbo” story to be a classic and I am very curious as to how Tim Burton’s vision would play out for such a tale, I will not be among the lot of you that are seeing this in the theater. It’s mostly based on the timing more than disinterest but suffice it to say we have a laundry list of creative to-do on the plate. I’m going to be non stop for the next few days actually but I do wonder what your thoughts are and if you plan on going and bringing the wee ones along. Chime in with those notions down below and of course please no spoilers should you have seen it in advance or anything. Happy Movie Friday 🙂

Official Film Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dumbo_(2019_film)

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