It’s been quite some time since we saw Shrek on the big screen. The last time we saw Shrek was in the fourth sequel of the movie titled “Shrek Forever After” which was released in 2010. The movie was a great success and it earned a whopping $752.6 million dollars worldwide.
Will there be a sequel
After the huge success, Dreamworks had planned for another sequel and even recently the production had disclosed about releasing the sequel of the franchise in 2019 but later the plan was dropped.
Fans were quite disappointed and the makers even faced backlash for dropping the idea on Twitter and other Social Media Platforms.
In the last sequel, Shrek was thrown by Rumpletelskin in an alternate timeline. The sequel was worth watching.
It was different and was less ponderous than the other seasons. Something similar was expected in the Shrek 5 as well. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it was most likely that Dreamworks had dropped the plan of coming up with a Shrek movie.
Shrek 5: A sequel or a Reboot
But early this year, the makers announced that the project is on and the movie is expected to release by 2022.
It still is a long wait but this time, Dreamworks has promised not to back out. They have also disclosed that the movie will be more of a reboot than a sequel.
Yes, you heard it right, Shrek 5 will be a reboot. The makers have made it clear that a sequel of the movie will do no good to the franchise.
There is a pretty good chance that it won’t be Mike Myers who’ll be lending the voice for Shrek.
If this happens then we might not hear Cameron Diaz as well giving voice for Princess Fiona.
But I can’t see a replacement for Eddie Murphy. Let’s see whether the reboot satisfies Sherk fans and let’s hope that the movie releases by 2022 without any backlash.