AD: We were sent a Dumbo plush, red nose and popcorn, and a £20 cinema voucher to review the little Dumbo Plush. All opinions are our own.
March 29th is circled on our calendar because, well, DUMBO. The first ride I ever sat on in Walt Disney World, and a treasured animation is coming to life once more on the big screen through the imagination of Tim Burton and a whole cast of amazing characters [Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell, Golden Globe winner Michael Keaton, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Danny DeVito, BAFTA Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Eva Green, to name a few] and animators. To say we’re excited is, well, ridiculous. We are holding it down and counting the days until we can visit Showcase cinema [and seeing Captain Marvel in the meantime].
We were sent a little 15cm Dumbo firefighter plush to help calm our excitement in
Whilst Tim Burton directs the film, the screenplay is written by Ehren Kruger who will produce the film alongside
Without giving away too much, the story behind the live-action Dumbo production is that Circus owner Max Medici employs former star Holt Farrier and his children Milly and Joe to care for a newborn elephant whose huge, oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus.
When they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting entrepreneur V.A.