Will Smith Reportedly in Talks for ‘Dumbo’ Film
If you’re a fan of Will Smith and Disney films, then you may be in luck. The Hollywood Reporter writes the star is currently in talks about a role in Tim Burton’s upcoming rendition of Dumbo.
The project, which is based on Disney’s classic animated 1941 movie about a baby circus elephant who is made fun of for his large ears, is being directed by Tim Burton.
Sources say the new version expands on the circus aspect of the classic story. Smith would play a father who works at the big top. His children develop a relationships with Dumbo.
No offer has been made yet, but talks have reportedly taken place. Smith is currently filming, Bright, a fantasy police adventure for Netflix.