Having enjoyed quite a bit of success with their recent adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Illumination Entertainment and Universal are re-teaming to bring another beloved childhood figure to the big screen. The companies have just hired Matt Lopez (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice) to pen a live-action/animation hybrid feature centered around Clifford, the big red dog. The unusual canine has been featured in some seventy-odd books since his creation in 1963 by author and illustrator Norman Bridwell. More details after the jump.

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