Back in the mid-1990s as Dr. Suess' widow, Audrey Geisel, looked to adapt some of her husband's more popular works into film, she received a few pitches for movie versions of the classic book 'The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.' One of those would be from Ron Howard, who would eventually direct Jim Carrey in a live-action adaptation of the 'Grinch' story. Another one, only now revealed, would've been a CG-animated movie with Jack Nicholson starring as The Grinch.
The Grinch Who Stole Christmas
After the runaway success of 'The Lorax,' it's no surprise we're going to get more Dr. Seuss-derived animated movies. Next on dock from the makers of 'Lorax' and 'Horton Hears a Who' is 'The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.'