Mike Fleming

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have posted the first teaser trailer for Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, the third film by Chris Meledandri’s Universal-based family film division. Meledandri cultivated a relationship with Audrey Geisel, the widow of Theodor Geisel, when he ran Fox Animation and they turned Horton Hears a Who into an animated film. Dr Seuss’ The Lorax, featuring Danny DeVito as the voice of the title character, will be released March 2, 2012.

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