Cancelled Movies. Wiki

In the early 1990s, producers Ben Myron & Roland Joffé, at Lightmotive with TriStar Pictures, were set to produce a film adaptation of the book with Seuss penning the screenplay. The Seuss screenplay was later rewritten by Richard LaGravenese and Barry Berman respectively.


The plot would be the same as the book.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. Nobody knew what the script should be specifically.


  • The adaptation was never filmed.
  • In 2023 a musical animated film adaptation of the book along with The Cat in the Hat and a spin-off Thing One and Thing Two are in development from Warner Bros. Pictures Animation to release in 2027 J. J. Abrams is producing the film alongside his production company Bad Robot Productions.
  • In November 2021, Jon M. Chu was attached to direct the film.