Disney is bringing its recent reboot of its animated classic Dumbo to Blu-ray and DVD.
Walt Disney Studios announced this week the recent live-action/CG reboot of its timeless classic is scheduled for release on June 25. The movie’s update changes the story from its source material, while adding in some elements of the original along the way. There’s an evil businessman played by Michael Keaton (Batman, Batman Returns, Toy Story 3), who wants to use Dumbo for his own nefarious purposes. There are two kids trying to reunite Dumbo with his mom and a group of sideshow acts with hearts of gold willing to help.
As an added bonus, the upcoming home release of Dumbo will feature a variety of extras, such as a behind-the-scenes featurette that examines the movie’s costumes and production, easter eggs from the movie and cast discussions about the movie.the full list of extras is noted below.
Bonus features include*:
BLU-RAY & DIGITAL HD:
- 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
- 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.
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