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DreamWorks Animation Sets ‘Shrek 5’ Release Date

DreamWorks Animation Sets ‘Shrek 5’ Release Date

Into the swamp! DreamWorks Animation announced on X that Shrek 5 The premiere will take place on July 1, 2026.

The social media post said: “Not too far, too far… @Shrek 5 hits theaters July 1, 2026 starring Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, and Cameron Diaz.”

Plot details have not yet been announced. In 2023. Lighting DreamWorks CEO and Creative Partner Chris Meledandri irritated a soft reboot of the franchise, stating “We expect the cast to return,” he said. “Talks have already started and all the indications we’ve had are that there’s a huge amount of enthusiasm from the cast to come back.”

Murphy also mentioned project in June. “We started doing (‘Shrek 5’) months ago,” Murphy told Collider. “I did it. I shot the first act and we’ll do it this year, we’ll finish it. ‘Shrek’ is coming out and Donkey will have his own movie. We’ll do Donkey too. So we’ll do ‘Shrek’ and we’ll do Donkey (the movie).”

Following its original release in May 2004, Shrek 2 broke box office records with the highest-grossing U.S. opening weekend for an animated film of all time. The film has grossed $928 million worldwide to date.

“This Shrek “The franchise has become a cultural touchstone and has brought joy to audiences around the world for more than two decades.” Jim Orr saidpresident of domestic theatrical distribution for Universal Pictures. “Its impact on popular culture was profound, transcending generations, and continues to resonate with audiences long after its release.”

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