In the late 1990s, Dreamworks Pictures planned on making a Shrek film with Chris Farley voicing the titular character.
The plot would be the same as the 2001 film.
Why It Was Cancelled
- Chris Farley died before production was complete.
- The Chris Farley version was permanently cancelled.
- After Chris Farley died, Mike Myers finished the rest of the unused dialogue in the Chris Farley version.
- Dreamworks released Shrek in 2001 with Mike Myers as the voice of the title character.
- In the 2010s, Chris Farley's voice recordings surfaced.
- Amblimation closed in 1997 and production moved to DreamWorks in 2001.
- Now released in 1996 moved to 2001.
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