For fans of Dr. Seuss's classic and dark children's book and 1972 made-for-TV movie The Lorax, you know the plot is a cautionary tale of protecting the environment and warning against greed. It's an important story both youngsters and adults can enjoy. But from the looks of the just-dropped The Lorax trailer (out next year), the new animated film adaptation is now about a boy impressing a girl. It's the girl (voiced by Taylor Swift) who wants to see a real tree now that they're no longer growing in the town, so the male protagonist goes to find one for her. If it was the girl who wanted to find the trees, why couldn't she have been the one to go on an adventure? And why is a story about the environment not good enough without a love story? Watch the trailer above for yourself, and tell me, do you think this new The Lorax will do the book justice?
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