Chris Meledandri, "Minions" and "Despicable Me" producer Chris Meledandri, will review the reboot of "Shrek" and the "Puss in Boots" spin-off movie for Universal Pictures.
Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Antonio Banderas could come back together for a new series of "Shrek" and "Puss in Boots" movies, according to Variety.
Chris Meledandri, whose new movie "The Grinch" begins a displaced global debut this week, told the outlet that he was to keep the "Shrek" franchise's original voice support.
"Looking back at these vowel performances, they are amazing," he said. "While you can really make a case for a complete revival, I find myself responding to my own nostalgic feelings of wanting to go back to these characterizations."
There is also a promise that Meledandri recognizes the vital spark of the first Shrek films, one that was less evident in subsequent follow-ups: "The challenge for us has been to find something that really feels like it's not just another movie in a series of sequelers. "
Through its animation studio Illumination "The Secret Life of Pets 2" for 2019, "Minions 2" and "Sing 2" for 2020, Meledandri has a "Flanimals" movie and a "Super" Shrek and Puss in Boots Adventure. Mario Bros. " adaptation for future projects.