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Eddie Murphy wasn't mendacity: Shrek 5 is actual, and it's even locked in its forged and a launch date

No, Eddie Murphy wasn’t messing round, Shrek 5 is on the best way, and Dreamworks has confirmed simply when you’ll watch it.

Final month, comic and actor Eddie Murphy made the declare that the lengthy in-development Shrek 5 was lastly occurring, and that there is even a Donkey film on the best way. In fact, Murphy may have all the time simply been manifesting his personal future, however because it seems he was telling the reality – final evening, Dreamworks formally introduced that Shrek 5 is in improvement, and you could count on to observe it in cinemas July 1, 2026. The announcement trailer was unsurprisingly set to Smash Mouth’s All Star, the enduring monitor that appeared approach again within the authentic 2001 animated movie. It additionally featured the quantity 5 made out of Shrek’s flesh, which can give me nightmares, so thanks for that, Dreamworks’ social media supervisor.

Should you had been questioning whether or not anybody from the unique forged outdoors of Murphy can be returning, there is a fairly easy reply: sure! Shrek himself Mike Myers might be again because the titular character, a uncommon efficiency from the actor who hasn’t been in all that a lot for the reason that fourth Shrek movie that got here out in 2010. Cameron Diaz can even be again as Fiona, probably much more notable as she had retired from the career in 2014, although in 2022 she began up once more, now set to seem within the comedy spy movie Again in Motion alongside Jamie Foxx later this yr.

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Antonio Banderas hasn’t been confirmed to be again as Puss in Boots simply but, although that character’s 2022 spin-off movie The Final Want did finish with him returning to the Kingdom of Far Away, the principle setting of the second movie within the collection. Walt Dohrn, author and artist on Shrek 2 and Shrek the Third, in addition to head of story and voice of Rumpelstiltskin in Shrek Endlessly After, might be directing this fifth outing.

The official affirmation of Shrek 5 did not convey any Donkey spinoff information although, so when you’re somebody that is determined for that (I am undecided why you’d be), you will have to attend some time longer to listen to extra.

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