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Michael Keaton In Talks to Play Villain in 'Dumbo' Remake

Michael Keaton In Talks to Play Villain in 'Dumbo' Remake

Michael Keaton is reportedly in talks to play the role of the villain in the upcoming Dumbo live-action remake.

The 65-year-old actor would play a man who acquires the circus in order to exploit the lovable elephant Dumbo and his mother, according to Variety.

Danny DeVito will be playing the original owner of the circus and others in talks to join the film are Colin Farrell and Eva Green.

Tim Burton is set to direct the upcoming film for Disney. This will be the first project that Burton and Keaton work on together since 1992′s Batman Returns.

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