Movie trailer: The Lorax speaks for the 80 percent (with Zac Efron and Taylor Swift)

  • Published on October 29th, 2011

Dr Seuss' The Lorax - coming in March

They’re actually doing it – they’re making a movie of Dr. Seuss’ marvelous eco-fable, The Lorax.

Taylor Swift and Zac Efron in the LoraxAnd while Occupy Wall Street may speak for the 99 percent… of humans in the US (and maybe even on the planet), there hasn’t been much said so far about the 80 percent – which is how much of the planet’s biomass trees represent.

Well, when Danny DeVito speaks, people tend to listen, and Zac Efron and Taylor Swift are almost as cute animated as they are in real life…

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Forests may be one of our best hopes to prevent catastrophic climate change, but a wide range of corporate interests continue to destroy them, from Indonesia to China to Canada to Oregon. So this film is very timely.

Watch the trailer… and tell us what you think in comments! Are they doing The Lorax justice? Will you go see it when it comes out in March?

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Jeremy Bloom is the Editor of RedGreenAndBlue. He lives in New York, where he combines his passion for the environment with his passion for film, and is working on making the world a better place.