Illumination Entertainment Dr. Seuss The Lorax Movie
The Lorax is an upcoming American computer-animated 3D film based off the children’s book written by Dr. Seuss published in 1971. Produced by Illumination Entertainment released by Universal Pictures on March 2, 2012 to mark the birthday of Dr. Seuss himself.
The Lorax will be the fourth Dr. Seuss-based feature film and the second Dr. Seuss adaptions fully computer-animated after Horton Hears a Who! The Lorax features original Dr. Seuss creatures and brings up’s issues concerning industrialized society and the danger it poses to nature.
The film is being directed by Chris Renaud, and co-directed by Kyle Balda. The film was written by Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul, the duo who also wrote the script for Blue Sky’s Horton Hears a Who!. Audrey Geisel, Dr. Seuss’ wife, is exec-producing, and Chris Meledandri, who managed Horton Hears a Who! at Fox Animation, is producing the film.
The Lorax voice cast includes:
Danny DeVito as The Lorax
Zac Efron as Ted
Ed Helms as The Once-ler
Rob Riggle as O’Hare, a financial king
Betty White as Grammy Norma, Ted’s grandmother
Taylor Swift as Audrey