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Shrek 5 Sets Summer 2026 Release Date

Shrek 5 Sets Summer 2026 Release Date

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Shrek 5 Sets release date for summer 2026

The film’s stars, Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz will return to lend their voices to the film.


Dreamworks Animation Studio announced that Shrek 5 will hit theaters on July 1, 2026. Mike Myers will once again lend his voice to the title character, and Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz will also return as Donkey and Fiona.

The film will be released more than 16 years after the last part of the series, Shrek Foreverwhich premiered in 2010. The film will be directed by Walt Dohrn, who previously worked as a screenwriter and artist on Shrek 2 AND Shrek the Thirdthen as the story chief and voice of Rumpelstiltskin for Shrek ForeverVariety reports. Gina Shay and Illumination founder Chris Meledandri will produce, with Brad Ableson serving as co-director.

A musical adaptation of the first Shrek a film with elements of the sequels premiered on Broadway in 2008 and played until early 2010. The work features music by Jeanine Tesori and libretto and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. Brian d’Arcy James starred as Shrek, Sutton Foster as Princess Fiona, and Daniel Breaker as Donkey. The Broadway production received eight Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical, and won Best Costume Design for Tim Hatley.