Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri confirmed that the Shrek franchise is set to be rebooted!
“We anticipate the cast coming back. Talks are starting now, and every indication that we’ve gotten is there’s tremendous enthusiasm on behalf of the actors to return," he told Variety. Eddie Murphy, who voiced Donkey in the films, previously said he would join Shrek 5 in “two seconds” and pitched a Donkey spinoff instead of Puss in Boots.
Meledandri revealed he was “thrilled” to hear Murphy’s excitement to reprise the animated role noting that Donkey will “without question” receive a spinoff! [Read More]