"Shrek" sequel adds Amy Sedaris, Eric Idle to cast
DreamWorks Animation announced Thursday July 13th, that the final cast for its upcoming computer-animated comedy "Shrek the Third" has been set. The studio will keep maintaining the flick's original cast from "Shrek" and "Shrek 2", Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Rupert Everett, Julie Andrews and John Cleese.
Joining the cast for "Shrek the Third" is an all-new ensemble of actors and comedians. They among others are Amy Sedaris as Cinderella, Amy Poehler as Snow White, Maya Rudolph as Rapunzel and Cheri Oteri as Sleeping Beauty. Also joining the hit animated comedy's cast are Ian McShane as Captain Hook, John Krasinski as Sir Lancelot, and Monty Python veteran Eric Idle as Merlin the magician.
"Shrek the Third", which is the DreamWorks Animation comedy will be distributed by Paramount Pictures and is set for release May 18 next year. It is being directed by Chris Miller and co-directed by Raman Hui, produced by Aron Warner and executive produced by Andrew Adamson and John H. Williams.