Shrek 5 first look has been teased by the creators at Dreamworks and more details are expected to come out in the next year. While many fans have lost patience over the next Shrek movie, it is happening in the form of a reboot. The studio is not giving out any clues but it doesn’t mean that Shrek 5 is canceled, the scrip is almost finished and the makers have some fresh concepts for the upcoming Shrek sequel reboot.
All I want for Christmas is for @Dreamworks to drop the Shrek 5 trailer
— Connor Cadenbach (@CadenbachConnor) December 23, 2019
just found out that there's a shrek reboot in the making… idk how to feel about that
— mara misses the rose 🥀 (@pouryoongionme) December 28, 2019
Ever since Dreamworks has been bought by NBCUniversal, there are hardly official details out, but it has been confirmed that Shrek 5 will be a reboot with a total change in the story and character designs. Here is everything we know about the Shrek 6: Reboot story and rumored release date.
Shrek 5 Design Changes and New Story
Shrek 5 will be a totally changed movie from the previous iterations because it won’t be a traditional sequel and the producers have decided to totally reboot the franchise. It simply means that Shrek 4 storyline story won’t be continued any further and if rumors are to believed, the next Shrek movie will be set around many years in the future with various new characters introduced.
Michael McCullers has been hired by Dreamworks as a writer to give a fresh take on the Shrek franchise. Even though some characters might remain the same in the Shrek reboot, they will get several design changes to make it look different. It has been a decade since the last Shrek movie released and Shrek 5 will ponder to the current audience and use the latest animation technology.
Shrek 5 Release Date and Cancellation Rumors
Shrek 5 will not be canceled under any circumstances and even McCullers has been done with the script for the movie. It will take some time for the animators to start working on the Shrek reboot as they are assigned other projects including ‘Puss in the Boots’ sequel. The leaked reports claim that Dreamworks has booked slot of September 23, 2022, as the release date of Shrek 5 and it would be confirmed very soon.