Shrek 5 Is Coming To Cinemas in 2026!

The beloved Green orge is returning to cinemas on July 1, 2026, with Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, and Cameron Diaz back as the character voices!

Shrek is coming back to cinemas soon! On its verified social media accounts Wednesday, July 10, it was announced that Shrek 5 will be coming on July 1, 2026.

“Not too Far, Far Away… Shrek 5 is coming to theaters on July 1, 2026 with Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, and Cameron Diaz,” the caption read.

Photo from DreamWorks

News of Shrek 5 came into light after Eddie Murphy dropped hints that he has started recording as Donkey for the project.

“We started doing Shrek 4 or [Shrek] 5 months ago. I did this, I recorded the first act, and we’ll be doing it this year, we’ll finish it up,” he said during an interview posted on Collider.

In addition, Eddie, who has voiced Donkey in past films shared that his character is getting his own movie!

Shrek is coming out, and Donkey’s gonna have his own movie. We’re gonna do Donkey as well. So we’re gonna do a Shrek, and we’re doing a Donkey [movie].” 

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Shrek was first shown back in 2001 and has since produced four more films – Shrek 2, Shrek the Third, and Shrek Forever After.

The franchise has also produced a spin-off in Puss in Boots, starring Antonio Banderas. In 2022, Puss In Boots made a return with Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.

It seems the franchise is just getting started with Shrek 5 back in the works and a Donkey movie also being produced. Will we see Puss in Boots make a cameo? We have yet to find out!

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