Los Angeles, Jan 12 (PTI) Actor Will Smith is in early
talks to star in Disney's live-action adaptation of "Dumbo".If the deal gets finalised, Smith, 48, will play a father
of the children who develop a friendship with an elephant
after seeing him at the circus, reported Variety.According to a source, Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks was
offered a role to play a villain in the film, which he
apparently refused."Beetlejuice" helmer Tim Burton is attached to direct from
Ehren Kruger's script, while Justin Springer is producing
along with Kruger.