November 01, 2006 07:39:01 GMT
DreamWorks Animation announced that the fourth installment of the hit franchise will be released in 2010.
The tale of peace-loving green ogre and his folks continues to chapter four. DreamWorks Animation has officially announced Tuesday, October 31 that "Shrek 4", the fourth installment of "Shrek" series, will be made for a 2010 release. The whole original cast is expected to once again lend their voices with Tim Sullivan penning the script.
Since the release of the first installment in 2001, the franchise has given superb profit for DreamWorks with "Shrek" grossing $267 million and "Shrek 2" scoring even bigger at $441 million. As for the third one, "Shrek the Third", it has been confirmed that the movie will hit theaters on May 18, 2007.
In the same occasion, the studio also revealed its theatrical release slate for 2009 from its projects currently under development. The list includes "Monsters vs. Aliens" which is set to come to the surface by summer and "How to Train Your Dragon" for the fall/holiday season.