With "Shrek the Third" only about six months away, it’s only logical that this news would hit the wire: Production on "Shrek 4" will begin sooner than later … although the flick won’t hit theaters until 2010. (2010??!!?)
From ComingSoon.net: "DreamWorks Animation reported its earnings for the third quarter of 2006 on Tuesday and revealed that Shrek 4 will hit theaters in 2010. Also, the Puss in Boots movie, previously expected to go straight to DVD, will instead be a theatrical release sometime after Shrek 4.
Puss in Boots, stealing scenes in "Shrek 2"
"’Puss in Boots’ is a unique creative property that has the potential to be a valuable extension of the ‘Shrek‘ franchise," stated Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation. "We are excited to be developing this into a feature film where we think it has the greatest opportunity.""
Click here for the full scoop, in addition to some info on a new DreamWorks project called "Monsters vs. Aliens."
"Shrek the Third" hits theaters May 18, 2007 and features the vocal talents of Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Antonio Banderas, Eric Idle, Cheri Oteri, Ian McShane, Regis Philbin, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, John Krasinski, Amy Sedaris, Rupert Everett, and Justin Timberlake!