Seuss Cinematic Universe

A new cinematic universe is brewing.

Warner Animation Group is developing a Dr. Seuss Cinematic Universe, based on several titles from the whimsical children’s author. A back-to-basics version of The Cat in the Hat, an original sequel called Thing One and Thing Two, and an adaptation of the classic graduation gift Oh, the Places You’ll Go! are the first three projects in the works, and a relatively unknown filmmaker named J.J. Abrams will be producing the latter. Read More »

Cat in the Hat movie

Prepare yourselves: an onslaught of animated Dr. Seuss movies could very well be coming your way.

A new report states that Warner Animation Group has signed a deal with Dr. Seuss Enterprises that will allow the company to produce “a series of films” based on the works of the legendary children’s author, and the first one on the docket is a new take on the The Cat in the Hat. No word yet on whether they’ll try to lure Mike Myers to reprise the role from that bizarre live-action 2003 interpretation.
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It trailer mash-up with The Cat in the Hat

Michael Myers is one of the most iconic names in horror, but there’s a chance that a fanmade edit of the first trailer for the new adaptation of Stephen King’s It might turn former Saturday Night Live cast member Mike Myers into an even more terrifying figure.

If the first trailer for It wasn’t already scary enough with the haunting clown Pennywise lurking in the sewer and appearing in a slideshow with that creepy smile of his, imagine how much more frightening it is with Mike Myers’ version of The Cat in the Hat.

Watch It trailer mash-up with The Cat in the Hat below. Read More »

Disney Logo evolution

Ethan Jones has created a series of compilation videos showing how various animated logo openings have changed and evolved over the years. Most recently Jones has released videos of the Walt Disney Pictures and DreamWorks logo openings.
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Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat proved a critical and commercial disappointment for Universal back in 2003 — so much so that Audrey Stone Geisel declared she’d never let Hollywood make a live-action adaptation of her late husband’s work again. But now, emboldened by the box office dominance of its Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax over the past couple of weeks, the studio is getting the pieces together to revisit the classic children’s tale in 3D, CG-animated form. Rob Lieber, who previously adapted the upcoming Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, is set to write the script. Hit the jump for more details.

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