It was revealed today by Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group & Susan Brandt, President of Dr. Seuss Enterprises that Warner Animated Group has teamed up with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. to bring Theodor Seuss Geisel aka Dr. Seus’s lively books to the big screen as feature films.
Emmerich had this to say;
“Our Pictures Group is home to some of the world’s most popular film franchises, and we’re honored to add Dr. Seuss titles to that roster. With Warner Animation Group, we’ve really revitalized our feature animation activities, and this partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises will continue our move into world-class, wide-appeal animated fare.”
“For generations, Dr. Seuss has entertained and delighted children and adults alike with his whimsical tales. Our partnership with Warner Animation Group continues those efforts by reimagining the beloved characters and stories for theater-going audiences, while keeping the integrity of Dr. Seuss’s vision intact.”
The last time The Cat in the Hat hit the big screen was j. 2003 & started Mike Myers as the title character & came from Universal Pictures.