More potential Dumbo casting news this week as Variety reports that Michael Keaton is now in negotiations to join the project. According to the site, Keaton is being considered for the antagonist role in the film. Additionally, this would mark his reunion with director Tim Burton after the two worked together on Batman, Batman Returns, and Beetlejuice together.

UPDATE (6/26/17): Keaton confirmed his role in the project on this morning’s GMA, speaking highly of Tim Burton and his creativity:

Last week brought news that Colin Farrell was in talk for the film, joining Eva Green and Danny DeVito as the live-action remake heads toward production.