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DreamWorks Animation has whipped up a storm of pleasure with the announcement {that a} fifth Shrek movie is within the works, and manufacturing is already forging forward.

The beloved animation studio took to X, the platform previously referred to as Twitter, to share the completely satisfied information, stating: “Not too Far, Far Away… @Shrek 5 is coming to theatres on July 1, 2026 with Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz.”

Walt Dohrn, who lent his artistic skills as a author and artist to the second and third chapters of the Shrek saga and served as Head of Story for the fourth, will likely be on the helm as director for this newest journey.

The buzz round Shrek’s return was additional fuelled by Eddie Murphy, the long-lasting voice behind Donkey, throughout an interview with Collider, the place he divulged: “We started doing ‘Shrek’ four or five months ago. I recorded the first act, and we’ll be doing it this year. We’ll finish it up.”

While followers could have to attend till 2026 to see their favorite ogre on the large display screen once more, these itching for a dose of Shrek can discover solace in streaming the primary 4 movies, which can be found throughout varied platforms.

However, Netflix subscribers could be feeling a bit resentful as the unique Shrek film is ready to depart from the streaming service come July, clearing the best way for a contemporary number of cinematic hits.

Currently, not one of the Shrek movies can be found to stream totally free, however for these eager on revisiting the magical world of Far Far Away, there are nonetheless methods to look at.

Where to stream the Shrek movies within the UK

Shrek, Shrek 2, Shrek The Third and Shrek Forever After are all out there to stream on NOW TV. Subscribers can entry the leisure package deal for a month-to-month charge of £9.99.

This package deal comes with a seven-day free trial, permitting customers to cancel at any level inside this era earlier than being charged their first month-to-month cost.

Alternatively, Prime Video additionally presents all 4 movies, out there to hire for £3.49 every or to buy for £5.99.

The authentic Shrek movie, launched in 2001, follows the story of an ogre named Shrek (voiced by Mike Myers) whose swamp house is invaded by fairytale creatures banished by Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow).

Following the success of the primary movie, sequels Shrek 2, Shrek The Third and Shrek Forever After had been launched in 2004, 2007 and 2010 respectively.

Additionally, the character Puss in Boots (voiced by Antonio Banderas) was given two spin-off movies: Puss in Boots in 2011 and Puss in Boots: The Last Wish in 2022.

Shrek proved to be a field workplace sensation, turning into the fourth highest-grossing movie of 2001. This success helped set up DreamWorks Animation as a significant participant within the animation business, rivalling the likes of Pixar.