Universal Presents The UK Premiere Of Dr.Seuss' The Lorax In Birmingham

Posted on 13 July 2012


Attended by DANNY DEVITO

Birmingham will play host to the premiere of this 3D-CG adaptation of the classic tale at the Cineworld cinema on Broad Street.

From the creators of Despicable Me and the imagination of Dr. Seuss comes the much anticipated feature Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, a 3D-CG adaptation of the classic tale of a forest guardian who shares the enduring power of hope. The animated adventure follows the journey of 12-year-old Ted as he searches for the real Truffula Tree, 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 acerbic yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

Lending their vocal talents to the film are DANNY DEVITO (Twins, L.A. Confidential, The War of the Roses) as the iconic title character of the Lorax and ED HELMS (The Hangover, The Hangover 2) as the enigmatic Once-ler. Also bringing their voices to the adventure are global superstars ZAC EFRON (Hairspray, 17 Again) as Ted, the idealistic youth who searches for the Lorax, and Grammy Award winner TAYLOR SWIFT (Valentine’s Day) as Audrey, the girl of Ted’s dreams.

Rounding out the cast are ROB RIGGLE (The Hangover, Big Miracle) as the villain O’Hare, JENNY SLATE (Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, TV’s Saturday Night Live) as Ted’s protective mother, and beloved actress BETTY WHITE (The Proposal, TV’s Hot in Cleveland) as Ted’s wise Grammy Norma.

THE LORAX will be released nationwide by Universal Pictures on July 27, 2012