Michael Keaton Cast as Villain in New Dumbo Live-Action Film


This morning (June 26th, 2017) on Good Morning America, Michael Keaton confirmed the rumor he will be joining the cast of the upcoming Dumbo live-action film. Keaton will be playing the role of the Vandemere, an evil big top circus villain. He is the fourth actor to be cast for a part in the movie, joining:

  • Eva Green – Colette
  • Colin Farrell – Holt
  • Danny DeVito – Medici

The new live-action movie directed by Tim Burton, making this the fourth film Keaton and Burton have worked on together. Michael had starring roles in three Burton films: Beetlejuice (1988), Batman (1989), and Batman Returns (1992)

Michael is no newcomer to the Disney family, he played Ray Peyton Sr. in Disney’s Herbie Fully Loaded (2005.) He also lent his voice to two Disney/Pixar movies, as Chick Hicks in Cars (2006) and Ken in Toy Story 3.


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