Eddie Murphy confirms Shrek 5: Cast and release date locked
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Eddie Murphy confirms Shrek 5: Cast and release date locked

Jul 10, 2024 8:56 AM

Shrek 5 has officially been confirmed by Dreamworks, with a release date set for July 1, 2026. The announcement follows comedian Eddie Murphy's claims about the film's development, and Dreamworks confirmed that original cast members Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, and Cameron Diaz will return. Despite fan curiosity, there's no update on the rumored Donkey spin-off. The announcement trailer featured Smash Mouth's iconic "All Star" from the original 2001 Shrek film, and this sequel will be directed by Walt Dohrn, known for his work on previous Shrek movies.

When is Shrek 5 going to be released?n

Shrek 5 is scheduled for release on July 1, 2026.

Background Information: Shrek, the original animated film released in 2001, became a cultural phenomenon, celebrated for its humorous take on fairy tale tropes and its memorable characters. The franchise has spawned multiple sequels, with the last one, Shrek Forever After, released in 2010. The return of original cast members for Shrek 5 has generated significant excitement among fans, eager to see the continuation of the beloved series.

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Stimpy Stimpy commented on: 2024-07-10 09:18:02
Man, it's wild that Shrek 5 is finally coming out with the OG cast back in action Mark your calendars for July 1, 2026—it's gonna be a nostalgic ride with some Smash Mouth jams to boot
Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-10 09:12:03
Looks like Dreamworks is ready to bring back the magic with Shrek 5 Can’t wait to see all the old gang back in action and that nod to All Star in the trailer already has me feeling nostalgic.
Sephiroth Sephiroth commented on: 2024-07-10 09:06:03
Seeing the original cast back for Shrek 5 is like a nostalgic kick in the feels, and I'm totally here for it. Dreamworks bringing back All Star in the trailer feels like the perfect way to hype us up for another adventure in the swamp.
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