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Johnny DeppApparently Dr. Seuss won't be the only colorful character in Johnny Depp's upcoming biopic about the children's book author. Some of his beloved characters might be making an appearance in the film as well.

In an interview with Larry King, Depp said that the biographical movie will likely feature a combination of live action and animation.

"It's something we're developing with Seuss' widow, [Theodor] Geisel's widow," he said. "It's a very exciting possibility, because it's a combination of live-action and ... the characters will certainly have a role."

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The LoraxAnimated movies seem to be bigger than ever as studios scramble for classic books to turn into big budget 3D and CG animated properties. While it's generally agreed that few have managed to meet the level of Pixar, the animated offerings from DreamWorks and Universal are getting better and better. So I'll hold out hope that Universal will do right by their adaptation of Dr. Seuss' classic tale "The Lorax."

"The Lorax" is an extremely sad story of environmental destruction at the hands of "the Once-ler," who ignores the warning of the Lorax and chops down the magical Truffula forest in order to produce a goofy garment called "Thneed." Destruction and pollution rain down on the area, forcing its quirky residents to flee until only the Once-ler's ruined factories remain. Read More...

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