Eva Green In Talks To Appear In DUMBO

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Eva Green arrives at the "300: Rise Of An Empire" Los Angeles premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre on March 4, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

Disney want Eva Green for the female lead in their live action adaption of Dumbo it has been revealed.

Casting is just beginning for the project as the male lead is still up for grabs. Tim Burton is set to direct the latest in the Disney catalogue to undergo the live action treatment like The Jungle Book and the upcoming Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson.

The original animated tale of Dumbo followed a ridiculed baby circus elephant, who, with the help of a mouse, worked to achieve his full potential.

SOURCE: Variety.com