Danny DeVito To Ringmaster for Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’

The man who was Penguin may again help Tim Burton present us with an animal freak. According to Variety, Danny DeVito is in talks to join Burton’s Dumbo—the latest of Disney’s ever-growing library of cartoons made realistic. The It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star would reportedly play the circus ringmaster. Burton’s Dark Shadows star Eva Green is already in talks to join the film as a trapeze artist.

While it was earlier rumored that Will Smith (and later Chris Pine) were up for the role of the father, as of yet, no elephant voices have been cast. It’s a shame, too, because I could really imagine DeVito filling a certain elephant part well…

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