First Look at the Once-ler and Truffula Trees in Universal's 'The Lorax'

October 20, 2011

The Lorax

When it comes to Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's adaptation of Dr. Seuss' classic children's book The Lorax, we've only seen our mustached environmentalist voiced by Danny DeVito in a first look photo and a very orange teaser poster. Now Entertainment Weekly has unveiled a few more photos that give us a first look at Dr. Seuss' world with the Truffula trees, and the misguided Once-ler who wants to turn them all into thneeds (a Fine-Something-That-All-People-Need) which is a strange pair of longjohns that can become a shirt, sock, glove, hat, pillow case, and bicycle-seat-cover. See the new photos below!

Here are the photos from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's adaptation of The Lorax:

The Lorax First Look - Once-ler

The Lorax First Look - Truffula Trees

The Lorax First Look - Lorax

In this version of The Lorax, a boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world from a greedy entrepreneur as he strips a forest of its stock of Truffula trees to manufacture clothing. Danny DeVito voices The Lorax while supporting voice talent includes Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Betty White, Rob Riggle and Ed Helms. Despicable Me director Chris Renaud is co-dircting with animator Kyle Balda from a script written by Hop and Horton Hears a Who! screenwriters Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul. Universal is bring The Lorax to theaters on March 2nd, 2012. Excited?

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Reader Feedback - 5 Comments


Sure to be a win. I thought Horton Hears a Who was great.

Nick Sears on Oct 20, 2011


you sir  are mad that film was idiotic

Anonymous on Oct 20, 2011


Well you sir should keep things to yourself, because people like us believe in this stuff. Pisces4life 3/2/87

Kf_babe05 on Mar 7, 2012


Meh. These Illumination films are so boring. 

ChristinaLovesJake on Oct 20, 2011


The Lorax is one of the more depressing Dr. Seuss stories. Cant wait for the film

Armeetapus16 on Oct 20, 2011

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