Shrek 5 Sets Summer 2026 Release Date

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Shrek5 Set Summer 2026 Release Date

Stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz will return to lend their voices to the film.

Dreamworks Animation has announced that Shrek5 will hit theaters on July 1, 2026. Mike Myers will reprise his voice as the title character, while Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz will also return as Donkey and Fiona, respectively.

The film will be released more than 16 years after the last installment in the franchise, Shrek Forever Afterwhich premiered in 2010. Walt Dohrn will direct the film after working as a writer and artist on Shrek2 And Shrek the Thirdthen as head of story and voice of Rumpelstiltskin for Shrek Forever Afterreports Variety. Gina Shay and Illumination founder Chris Meledandri will produce, with Brad Ableson serving as co-director.

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