Disney making live-action Dumbo movie

  • PTI, Los Angeles
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  • Updated: Jul 10, 2014 19:40 IST

A still from Disney's 1941 movie Dumbo.

Disney movie Dumbo is to be remade into a live-action film by the studio.

The script is being penned by Transformers franchise writer Ehren Kruger, while Justin Springer (Tron: Legacy, Oblivion) is producing alongside Kruger, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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The adaptation of the 1941 film about an adorable flying elephant, follows other recent successful live-action movies from Disney, including Maleficent and Alice in Wonderland.

The studio also has live-action versions of Cinderella, The Jungle Book and Beauty and the Beast currently in the works.

In May, Disney announced limited Blu-ray and DVD editions of many of its classic family movies, with unique artwork inspired by their villains.


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