Fans can own Dumbo in late June

No, not the actual elephant himself, just the movie on DVD and Blu-ray. Disney has announced that from the end of June, Dumbo will be available digitally and on Blu-ray. From early June, Dumbo will be available on DVD.

Dumbo, directed by Tim Burton, is the live-action remake of the classic Disney animated feature film.

Dumbo stars Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Alan Arkin with music by Danny Elfman.

Dumbo Blu-ray

While Dumbo is based on the animated original, there are key differences. This version focuses on Dumbo’s human family, led by Farrell, and doesn’t include many of the animals from the original.

Additionally, while Dumbo never spoke in the original and doesn’t in this version, the animals that did speak in the cartoon have been cut from the live-action film.

However, the heart of the film remains and families can enjoy the story of Dumbo on Blu-ray from June 27. Available digitally the same day, the DVD release comes July 10.

Special features included in the home release are;

  • CIRCUS SPECTACULARS: Dumbo’s cast share their experience of making the film—and get to the heart of a story about family and believing in yourself.
  • THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM: Explore how one of Disney’s most lovable characters went from an animated classic to a stunning live-action retelling.
  • BUILT TO AMAZE: Get a closer look at the film’s production and costume design.
  • DELETED SCENES – A compelling collection of scenes that almost made the final film.
    • Roustabout Rufus
    • Pachyderm Plans
    • The Other Medici Brother
    • Monkey Business
    • A Star Is Born
    • Where’s Dumbo
    • Elephant Heist
    • Backstage
    • A Seat at the Show
  • EASTER EGGS ON PARADE: Discover the hidden and not-so-hidden nods to the animated Dumbo in this narrated tribute to the Disney classic.
  • CLOWNING AROUND: Laugh along with the cast in a collection of big-top bloopers and goofs from the set.
  • “BABY MINE” –Visual video performed by Arcade Fire
    • DREAMLAND –ANATOMY OF A SCENE: From Final Script to Final Scene –The filmmakers and cast talk a lot about the feeling of “grand intimacy” in the film. Step right up as they bring the Dreamland parade to life, accomplishing the rare marriage of a massive spectacle combined with an emotional tenderness.

Dumbo will be available on Blu-ray and digitally from June 27 and on DVD from July 10.

Leo Stevenson
Leo Stevenson
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