Shrek 5 confirmed, joining elite class of films to be released in 2026

DreamWorks confirmed yesterday that Shrek, who will turn 25 in 2026, will receive a fifth installment. Shrek 5 will be directed by Walt Dohrn, who last directed “Trolls Band Together” for DreamWorks Animation. He also worked on Shrek 2 and Shrek 3.

DreamWorks also confirmed that Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, and Cameron Diaz will return in their iconic roles.

Shrek 5 joins Toy Story 5, The Batman: Part II, Fast X: Part 2, Avengers: The Kang Dynasty, and The Super Mario Bros. Movie Sequel, among others as films slated to be released in 2026.