Michael Keaton in talks to essay villain in 'Dumbo'

Indo Asian News Service

Los Angeles, April 5 (IANS) Actor Michael Keaton is in negotiations to join the cast of Tim Burton directed "Dumbo". He is being eyed to play villain in the film.

Actors Colin Farrell, Eva Green and Danny DeVito are also in talks to join the film. If the deal is closed, Keaton would play the man who acquirers the circus from DeVito's character in order to exploit the elephant and his mother, reports variety.com.

Keaton and Burton have worked together in films like "Beetlejuice"and "Batman".

The actor will next be seen as villain Vulture in "Spider-Man: Homecoming".