• Tim Burton makes a baby elephant fly in 1st teaser trailer for Disney's live-action 'Dumbo'
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    Nick Schager

    Tim Burton makes a baby elephant fly in 1st teaser trailer for Disney's live-action 'Dumbo'

    We dare you not to cry as the beloved pachyderm comes to life in the heartstring-tugging preview.

  • ‘Beetlejuice’ Musical Sets Pre-Broadway Plan
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    Variety

    ‘Beetlejuice’ Musical Sets Pre-Broadway Plan

    Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures’ brewing musical adaptation of “Beetlejuice” has mapped out its road to Broadway, locking in a world premiere run at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. in October. An adaptation of the 1988 Warner Bros. comedy that starred Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder, “Beetlejuice” has music and lyrics by Eddie Perfect, the […]

  • ‘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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    Deadline

    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…

  • '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'

  • 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.