The protector of the trees is being turned into a 3D film directed by Chris Renaud, Cinco Paul, and Ken Daurio. Paul and Daurio are writing the adaptation of the Dr. Seuss The Lorax book.  The tree hugging green themed book has seen its share of controversy since it was originally published in 1971, when the logging industry claimed it was an anti-logging book.  It’s one of my favorite Seuss books, and I hope Paul and Daurio can deliver a script that stays true to the story.

The film is expected to hit theaters on March 2, 2012.

via Variety

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  1. Kirby
    July 29, 2009 at 10:20 am — Reply

    Yeah, not to start a political debate but, ugh. One big wallbanger aesop, that had a lot of padding to fill 30 minutes.

  2. July 29, 2009 at 2:27 pm — Reply


    After all the other disastrous recent attempts to adapt Dr. Suess, I’m sure THIS one will be the exception.

    I’m sorry. Was my sarcasm showing?

  3. Kirby
    July 30, 2009 at 3:04 pm — Reply

    Well placed Chris, well placed.

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