In another promising but visually daunting prospect, Tim Burton is developing “Dumbo,” about the gentle (and a tad neurotic) performing elephant. This film will hit theaters at the end of the month.
“Aladdin” is up next: This whimsical and critically acclaimed journey catapulted Robin Williams into four-quadrant comedy stardom thanks to his take on the genie in Aladdin’s lamp. Now the colorful and gritty director Guy Ritchie will try his hand at a reboot. The live-action version stars Naomi Scott, Mena Massoud and Will Smith and will hit theaters on May 24.
The Lion King
This highly anticipated live-action remake of 1994’s “The Lion King” will hit theaters in July, and is Jon Favreau