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Shrek 5: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz returning for 2026 continuation

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10 July 2024

Shrek 5 is formally being developed, with the establishment’s center voice cast – Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz – all affirmed to return.

DreamWorks Activity, the creation organization behind every one of the six movies in the Shrek establishment, affirmed the news on Wednesday, declaring it would be delivered on 1 July 2026.

The boisterous beast establishment started in 2001 with the primary Shrek film, which turned into a basic and film industry uber peculiarity. At the point when it debuted at Cannes, it turned into the primary enlivened film to seek the lofty Palme d’Or in over fifty years, and proceeded to turn into the principal victor of the Oscar’s vivified highlight classification.

Making $487m at overall films, Shrek’s most memorable excursion turned DreamWorks – which had created a consistent series of unassuming hits by then, including Chicken Run and Antz – into a real force to be reckoned with. In 2020, Shrek was chosen for safeguarding in the Library of Congress’ Public Film Vault, saved for movies of authentic, social or tasteful importance.

Shrek brought forth three more straightforward spin-offs: Shrek 2, which likewise debuted at Cannes and turned into the establishment’s most elevated earning film with very nearly a billion-dollar worldwide film industry, as well as Shrek the Third and Shrek Perpetually Later.

Later in the establishment came 2011’s Puss in Boots – a side project revolved around Antonio Banderas’ devilish catlike – and 2022 continuation Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.

It is unsubstantiated at this point whether Banderas has endorsed on for Shrek 5, presently the seventh element film in the establishment.

In a meeting last month, Murphy – who voices Jackass – alluded to impending Shrek portions, including a Jackass spin-off.

“We began doing [Shrek 5] months prior,” he told Collider. “I did this. I recorded the primary demonstration, and we’ll do it this year.”

Insight about the Shrek continuation has whirled since something like 2018, when reports arose that Widespread, DreamWorks’ parent organization, had moved toward Chris Meledandri – the liveliness chief behind Disgusting Me – to track down another way into the establishment.

“At the point when you think back on those vocal exhibitions they’re great … I end up answering my own nostalgic sensations of needing to return to those characterisations,” Meledandri said at that point. “The test for us has been to find something that truly feels like it’s not just one more film in that frame of mind of continuations.