Taylor Swft Voices Audrey in The Lorax

Posted on March 17, 2011

Taylor Swift has joined the cast of The Lorax, an animated film from Illumination and Universal, based on the Dr. Seuss classic. Danny DeVito will voice the Lorax and Ed Helms will voice the Once-ler. Zac Efron will provide the voice of Ted, the idealistic young boy who searches for the Lorax, and Taylor Swift will voice Audrey, the girl of Ted's dreams. Rob Riggle will play king O'Hare, and actress Betty White has signed on to portray Ted's wise Grammy Norma.

The animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. The movie will be released March 2, 2012.

The film will be directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me) from a screenplay by Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio (Despicable Me, Hop, Horton Hears a Who!).

Here's a feature that provides a look at Audrey. Taylor says, "The world of Dr. Seuss is magical and whimsical and I wanted to be part of The Lorax because I love the character."

She says Audrey is a day dreamer and "I've really been drawn to people with impossible dreams.

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