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Puss in Boots: Nine Lives and 40 Thieves was an earlier version of Puss in Boots: The Last Wish. The film would serve as a sequel to Puss in Boots (2011) and a spin-off of the Shrek franchise.


The film would have the same plot as the final version of the film, but with several plot changes. Also, it would be an adaptation of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.


  • Antonio Banderas as Puss in Boots
  • Salma Hayek as Kitty Softpaws
  • John Mulaney as Perrito
  • TBA as El Breato
  • TBA as Medusa

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. DreamWorks was going through a great economic crisis.
  2. The film was removed from the schedule due to restructuring.
  3. The film was revived in February 2019 with Bob Persichetti directing it, before Joel Crawford replaced him due to creative differences.


  • The original version was replaced with The Last Wish, which it was released on December 21, 2022 to critical acclaim and commercial success.
  • The film was permanently cancelled.
  • Shrek 5 is in development.


Did you know?[]

  • Ali Baba's palace was apparently inspired by Howl's Moving Castle, from the novel of the same name.