Studio Universal Pictures has decided to restart the popular animated movies “Shrek” and “puss in boots”, says Variety.
The producer of the project appointed Christopher Meledandri (“Despicable me” “Minions”, “Zveroboi”).
According to him, the main task – to find a fresh storyline to draw favourite characters from a new generation of viewers.
However, the musical character of the cartoons, voiced by Michael Myers, Eddie Murphy and Antonio Banderas, he wants to leave untouched and to gather famous artists.
The timing of new projects is not yet defined.
We will remind, the first “Shrek” came out in 2001, second in 2004, third in 2007, fourth and the last “Shrek forever after” in 2010 and spin-off “puss in boots” in 2011.
As previously reported, the Ukrainian animated film “the Stolen Princess” received a prize of film festival in Ireland.