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Mike Myers to Return as Shrek In Upcoming Series

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Mike Myers returns as Shrek’s voice in a new Netflix series called The Pentaverate, after four films and more than two decades.

The Range

For a cameo appearance, Myers reprises his role as Shrek, and while this version of the character appears to be more of a costume than the real deal, his voice is unmistakable.

To Match It

As if hearing Shrek’s voice wasn’t enough, his arrival is accompanied by the sound of The Monkees’ ‘I’m A Believer,’ one of the Shrek franchise’s most renowned songs.

The Pentaverate has received mixed reviews, with a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score of 25% and a 66 percent audience score, but the cameo from the green monster clearly performed its goal in satisfying viewers all around.

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Hugh Jackman Responds to Requests for Sequel of The Greatest Showman

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The 2017 musical movie, based on the book and musical about circus leader Phineas Taylor Barnum and his diverse group of bright and dynamic performers, was a box office triumph, starring Zendaya, Zac Efron, and Michelle Williams. Hugh Jackman has expressed his thoughts on the potential of a sequel to The Greatest Showman.

Open Doors

However, Hugh Jackman, who plays Barnum in the film, has spoken up about whether or not a sequel is possible. Jackman told PEOPLE on Thursday, May 12th, at the 2022 Tony Awards nominations luncheon in New York, that he is “always open” to the idea of a sequel.

More Support

However, just because Jackman is ‘open’ to the concept of a sequel doesn’t mean he believes it will actually happen. While Jackman sounds enthused about a sequel to the 2017 film, Michelle Williams looked much more so.

Despite their promise to work together if a sequel is made, Jackman warned that they may be running out of time to make it. “But it took us eight years to get that first movie made, you know, to create and write music and build it,” he added.

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Pirates of the Caribbean 6 to Cast Margot Robbie in Lead Role

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Margot Robbie is set to star in a new Pirates of the Caribbean film, but Johnny Depp may not return. In four further sequels, he resumed the role, but his involvement in a planned sixth film has been in doubt in recent years and even up to now with recent events.

Success to Come

It won’t be a surprise if Disney would reboot the whole Pirates franchise, even though the fifth film was a huge commercial success, with a gross profit of $800 million worldwide, it’s only gotten a Rotten Tomatoes score of only 30 percent.

Right for the Role

Legendary Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer claimed two Pirates scripts were still in the works, including the one with Robbie, in a recent interview ahead of the release of Top Gun: Maverick.

“Yes. We’re talking to Margot Robbie. We’re developing two Pirates scripts – one with her, one without her,” he remarked when asked about the franchise’s future and the possibility of a female lead. “Not at this time,” Bruckheimer stated, “the future is yet to be decided.”

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Wakanda Forever Movie To Release This Year Says Disney CEO

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The wait for the next Black Panther won’t be long. The anticipated sequel to the 2018 Marvel Studios movie, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, will hit theaters this year, according to Disney CEO Bob Chapek.

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Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige said director Ryan Coogler is “working very hard right now” on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which concluded filming in late March in Puerto Rico, while offering an extended preview of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

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The plot is being kept under wraps. With Nyong’o, Bassett, Gurira, Winston Duke as M’Baku, Daniel Kaluuya as W’Kabi, and Martin Freeman as Everett Ross, Wright returns to direct the sequel.

Michaela Coel, cast in an unspecified role, and Dominique Thorne, who plays Riri Williams, a.k.a. the armored superhero Ironheart, are among the additions to the MCU. Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will hit theaters on November 11, 2022, as previously announced.

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