Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is coming to Blu-ray in August from Universal.

From the animators of Despicable Me and Hop, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is coming to blu-ray August 7th, 2012. It is the #1 animated film of the year with the talents of Danny DeVito (Twins, L.A. Confidential) voices the Lorax, with Ed Helms (The Hangover, The Office) as the Once-ler. Zac Efron (High School Musical, 17 Again) as Ted, and Grammy® Award winner Taylor Swift (*Valentine’s Day*) as Audrey.

It will be released as a Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack (both sets featuring DVD, Digital Copy and UltraViolet.
The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack will also include three
brand new mini-movies including:

– Serenade –  Two Bar-ba-loots — one love shy and the other suave and confident – battle for the heart of their would-be sweetheart with the help of a colorful cast of characters, including the Humming-Fish and Swomme-Swans.
– Wagon-Ho  – Two Bar-ba-loots take The Once-ler’s wagon on a ride they won’t soon forget.
– Forces of Nature – Determined to scare The Once-ler out of Truffula Valley, The Lorax decides to create the illusion of ominous forces of nature.

– SEUSS TO SCREEN—A fascinating look into the translation of Seuss’ iconic style from book into the big feature film canvas.**
– SEUSS IT UP!— A great tutorial on how to draw the Lorax, a Humming-Fish and a Bar-ba-loot in the unique Seuss style.
– TRUFFULA RUN—The player moves left and right to avoid obstacles while attempting to pick up berries with modes for easy, medium and hard. As difficulty increases, the player will have more obstacles to avoid.

– “LET IT GROW” SING ALONG— Karaoke-style sing along to the end credit
  version of Let It Grow.
– ONCE-LER’S WAGON— While the Once-ler is away peddling his wares, the curious forest creatures have fun with his belongings.  Users can select an item for the creatures to mimic or play with and then watch the adorable antics of all the forest friends.

Bonus Features Exclusively on the Blu-ray

GET OUT OF TOWN In this game, the player must help Ted navigate through town on his scooter in order to make it to the Lerkim and meet the Once-ler.  At the end of each level, Ted must solve an obstacle puzzle to advance to the next section. There are three levels and three puzzles to complete to win the game.
-O’HARE TV— Watch the Lorax with hilarious commercial interruptions courtesy of O’Hare TV.
– EXPEDITION TO TRUFFULA VALLEY—Explore and navigate within the Truffula Valley to learn more about how the characters and creatures come to life.

Additional Exclusive Combo Pack Features

ULTRAVIOLET—The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, store them in the cloud, and download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smartphones. Currently available in the United States only.

DIGITAL COPY—Viewerscan redeem a digital version of the full-length movie from a choice of retail partners to watch on an array of electronic and portable devices.

uHEAR:  Never miss another line of dialogue with this innovative feature that instantly skips back a few seconds on your Blu-ray disc and turns on the subtitles to highlight what you missed. **

pocket BLU™ APP—The popular free pocket BLU™ app for smartphones is now even better with newly updated versions for iPad®, Android™ tablets, PC and Macintosh computers, with features made especially to take advantage of the devices’ larger screens and high resolution displays.

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