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Tim Burton's Dumbo 2019 Trailer Has Dropped So Get A Box Of Tissues Ready

Rachael Grealish

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Tim Burton's Dumbo 2019 Trailer Has Dropped So Get A Box Of Tissues Ready

Disney has just dropped the trailer for the upcoming Dumbo live-action remake and, let's just say, you'll need a box of tissues to get through this film if the trailer is anything to go by.

The first few moments of the trailer make it very clear it's a Tim Burton film - set in the 1940s, it's dark with an air or mystery - as it launches you into the tale of Dumbo, the baby elephant with enormous ears.

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In the trailer you see Colin Farrell's character Holt Farrier, and two young children who care for little Dumbo. We also get our first glimpse of the infamous circus owner Max Medici, played by Danny Devito, and the seemingly-charming, but somehow sinister V.A. Vandevere, played by Michael Keaton.

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Vandevere seems set on turning Medici's failing circus around and making it into a profitable success by riding on the coattails of Dumbo's gift. The little elephant's enormous ears give him the power of flight - as discovered by Farrier's young children when playing with Dumbo and that famous feather.

At this point we also see the little mouse in his ring-master's outfit, who in the original animation helps Dumbo get up the courage to fly.

Disney Trailer For 'Dumbo' Has Arrived. Credit: Walt Disney Studios
Disney Trailer For 'Dumbo' Has Arrived. Credit: Walt Disney Studios

It wouldn't Disney's Dumbo unless the soul-destroying scene was included when Dumbo's mum is taken away from him but comforts him through her cage with only her trunk - I'm not crying, you are.

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If all that isn't devastating enough, you see him clad in clown make-up - matching Colin Farrell's - and the film has brought back the song from the original 'Baby Mine' - performed by Norwegian singer Aurora - which eerily plays over the trailer.

The clip also features a terrifying moment in the movie - the pink elephants. If there was one thing that truly frightened you as a child, it was the moment Dumbo gets drunk and sees the Pink Elephants on parade.

Disney Drop A New Trailer For 'Dumbo' Credit: Walt Disney Studios
Disney Drop A New Trailer For 'Dumbo' Credit: Walt Disney Studios

Some people took to social media to note there was a certain few characters missing from the new film - the four crows who sing about seeing an elephant fly don't seem to feature in the trailer.

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Tim Burton and Disney's live-action remake of Dumbo is due for release 29 March 2019.

Featured Image Credit: Walt Disney Studios

Topics: Disney, TV and Film, News, UK Entertainment, US Entertainment

Rachael Grealish
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