• ‘Beetlejuice 2’ Pushes Forward With New Writer At Warner Bros.
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    Deadline

    ‘Beetlejuice 2’ Pushes Forward With New Writer At Warner Bros.

    EXCLUSIVE: Mike Vukadinovich will rewrite Beetlejuice 2 at Warner Brothers, a project that has been long gestating as a re-pairing of Tim Burton and Michael Keaton. No deals are anywhere near done with Burton or Keaton but Deadline hears that the two — who are currently working on Dumbo  at Disney — have been excited at the thought of collaborating on a sequel. Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg of KatzSmith Productions would  produce this one. The original Beetlejuice…

  • Nicolas Cage insists his 'Superman Lives' 'would have been beautiful'
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    Yahoo Movies

    Nicolas Cage insists his 'Superman Lives' 'would have been beautiful'

    Before it died an ignoble death, Tim Burton‘s never-made ’90s blockbuster Superman Lives was poised to take the Man of Steel where no comic book movie had gone before. Burton freely adapted the film from the famous “Death of Superman” storyline, which saw the Kryptonian (played by longtime Superman fan, Nicolas Cage, who proved his devotion to the DC Comics icon by naming his son Kal-El) killed at the hands of the monstrous Doomsday followed by his eventual resurrection. “It would have been beautiful,” Cage tells Yahoo Movies at the Toronto International Film Festival, where the prolific actor’s latest film, the ultra-dark comedy Mom and Dad, premiered to rapturous applause amongst the midnight movie crowd.

  • Tim Burton’s Dumbo adds Oscar winner Alan Arkin
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    Ryan Leston

    Tim Burton’s Dumbo adds Oscar winner Alan Arkin

    Alan Arkin joins Tim Burton's live-action Dumbo... but who will he be playing?

  • Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ Adds Joseph Gatt To Live-Action Adaptation Of Disney Classic
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    Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ Adds Joseph Gatt To Live-Action Adaptation Of Disney Classic

    EXCLUSIVE:  Z Nation  actor Joseph Gatt is the latest to join the roster of Tim Burton’s live-action adaptation of Dumbo.  He will join previously announced cast members Colin, Farrell, Eva Green, Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton, DeObia Oparei, Nico Parker and Finley Hobbins. The movie will also star Roshan Seth, Sharon Rooney and Douglas Reith. Gatt will play a character named Skellig in a story that follows Holt (Farrell), a former circus star who finds his life turned upside…

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas is getting a sequel
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    Ryan Leston

    The Nightmare Before Christmas is getting a sequel

    Have you ever wondered what happens after The Nightmare Before Christmas? Well, we're about to find out.

  • 'Lion King': Disney Unveils Jaw-Dropping First Footage at D23; Plus, 'Dumbo,' 'Nutcracker'
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    The Hollywood Reporter

    'Lion King': Disney Unveils Jaw-Dropping First Footage at D23; Plus, 'Dumbo,' 'Nutcracker'

    Along with 'The Lion King,' Disney offered a glimpse of Tim Burton's 'Dumbo,' announced release date for the live-action 'Nutcracker and the Four Realms'

  • Tim Burton’s Dumbo adds Michael Keaton, Eva Green and more
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    Ryan Leston

    Tim Burton’s Dumbo adds Michael Keaton, Eva Green and more

    Dumbo brings the greatest show on earth back to the big screen in 2019.

  • 'Batman Returns' at 25: Stars Reveal Script Cuts, Freezing Sets and Aggressive Penguins
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    The Hollywood Reporter

    'Batman Returns' at 25: Stars Reveal Script Cuts, Freezing Sets and Aggressive Penguins

    Tim Burton, Michael Keaton, Michelle Pfeiffer and Danny DeVito look back 25 years later on the movie that helped make franchise films the norm: "We started to get comments from McDonald's like, 'What's all that black stuff coming out of the Penguin's mouth?' "

  • Tim Burton Looks to Re-Team With Michael Keaton in Disney's 'Dumbo'
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    Variety

    Tim Burton Looks to Re-Team With Michael Keaton in Disney's 'Dumbo'

    Michael Keaton is in negotiations to play the villain in the live-action “Dumbo” movie for Disney. The film would mark a reunion with Tim Burton — their first project together since 1992’s “Batman Returns.” Colin Farrell is currently in talks to star alongside Eva Green and Danny DeVito. Ehren Kruger penned the script. Justin Springer, who worked on “Tron: Legacy,” is... Read more »

  • Colin Farrell in talks for Tim Burton's live-action Dumbo
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    Ben Bussey

    Colin Farrell in talks for Tim Burton's live-action Dumbo

    Colin Farrell may be about to see an elephant fly. Six weeks after Will Smith backed out of talks to take the (human) lead in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of ‘Dumbo’ with director Tim Burton, it seems the 40-year old Irish actor may be set to take his place. Deadline report that Farrell is in talks to appear originally earmarked for Smith, Farrell would appear as Holt, a “widowed father of two kids from Kentucky” whose offspring befriend the young elephant with the oversized ears.

  • Eva Green Circling Tim Burton’s Live-Action ‘Dumbo’ Adaptation
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    Variety

    Eva Green Circling Tim Burton’s Live-Action ‘Dumbo’ Adaptation

    Eva Green is in early talks for the female lead in Tim Burton’s live-action adaptation of “Dumbo” at Disney. Sources say Disney is still looking to find its star, as a deal for Chris Pine to play the male lead fell through in recent days. Burton is attached to direct from Ehren Kruger’s script. Justin Springer,... Read more »

  • Michael Keaton reveals why he quit playing Batman
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    Ben Skipper

    Michael Keaton reveals why he quit playing Batman

    Michael Keaton will forever be associated with superhero movies. He skewered the genre in Oscar-winner ‘Birdman’ and will play a villain in this summer’s ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ but he will always be best known for playing Batman.

  • 12 things you probably didn’t know about Tim Burton movies
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    Ben Falk

    12 things you probably didn’t know about Tim Burton movies

    The home where Eva Green invites in her strange waifs and strays is not built on some studio backlot. “She’s really beautiful and she does all this cooking, but then there’s this glint in her eye…” Burton told the Los Angeles Times about how the TV chef influenced Hathaway’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ character.

  • Tim Burton's biggest box office hits and flops
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    Ben Arnold

    Tim Burton's biggest box office hits and flops

    With one movie he can make a billion dollars. But the next can flop dismally. Of all the Hollywood directors, no one who wants to keep hold of their money would bet on Tim Burton. His iconoclasm might be what endears him to cinema-goers, but big studio accountants will probably warn against saying his name three times in the mirror.

  • First Look At Alice In Wonderland 2
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    Tom Butler

    First Look At Alice In Wonderland 2

    The first details on ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’ including some first look images have been revealed at D23, the official Disney fan convention in California, where it was announced the film will involve time travel. Disney’s ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’ will arrive in 2016 with most of the original principle cast returning including Mia Wasikowska as Alice, Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, Helena Bonham-Carter as the Red Queen, and Anne Hathaway as the White Queen. Joining them will be Sacha Baron Cohen as a new character Time who it transpires is integral to the plot. Depp’s Mad Hatter is “growing darker” and only Alice can save the day.