The Shrek series is a very popular animated series that first appeared in 2001. The series was adapted to cinema from a cartoon series written by William Steig in 1990. Now, the fans of the series are curious for a new Shrek movie. DreamWorks has started to work on Shrek 5. So, will new Shrek movie be a sequel or reboot? What is the Shrek 5 release date? Let’s answer these question marks in this article.
Regardless of old or young, we all watched its old movies over and over. Shrek movie, approaching an ordinary fairy tale with funny parody elements, is coming back with a new movie. As you all know, the Shrek series made a final with Shrek: Forever After, released in 2010. While everyone thought it was the last movie of the series, in 2016, its creators announced that the Shrek series would return with a new movie.
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Will Shrek 5 be the sequel or reboot?
But will Shrek 5 be the sequel to the old Shrek movie series, or is it a reboot? The explanation may partially upset the audience, but it has been announced that the new Shrek movie will be a reboot. It means there will be a new Shrek series independent of the old. The scenario of the series will be written from the beginning and will be released with updated animation techniques. We don’t know how far out of the old script, but Shrek will not be exactly what we know.
In the meantime, let’s announce that Puss in Boots will be rebooted with Shrek movie.
Why does Shrek movie continue?
Actually, as we have stated, the movie will not continue. It will be written from scratch because Universal has bought Shrek’s creator DreamWorks in recent years and Universal wanted to revive this series
When will Shrek 5 be released?
We can easily make an inference from the video that Dream Works shared recently. Dream Works announced a release date as of April 2022 in a video in which their new films shared release dates, though rumours and forecasts show that this film will be a Shrek “reboot”.
Update on 17.10.2020: The new Shrek movie was listed on the IMDB and dated September 2022. According to IMDB data, Michael McCullers (screenplay by) and Christopher Meledandri (story) will be the screenwriters of the series.
Will the characters be the same?
Fans, along with Shrek, will want to see characters like Donkey and Princess Fiona in the new movie. It’s too early to learn the characters, but we expect to see them in the new movie so that the series’ taste will be the same.