Taylor Swift, Danny Devito, Zac Efron, Ed Helms, Rob Riggle and Betty White have all signed on to the upcoming CG adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” for Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment says The Hollywood Reporter.
The story follows a boy (Efron) who searches for a way to win the affection of the girl of his dreams (Swift). He comes across the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature (DeVito) who fights to protect his world.
Helms voices Once-ler, a character whom only shows his arms and hands in the book. Riggle plays a greedy entrepreneur while White will voice the boy’s wise grandmother.
Much of the team behind Illumination’s “Despicable Me” including director Chris Renaud and scribes Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio are serving in the same capacities here.