Shrek Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

17th October 2011

Quote: "Sometimes I go to parties with my daughter and I have to do that. I hate that, but I do it. I never know what line to use, so I thought, 'I'm going to put some lines together for those types of occasions and just do it. The line that they love is, 'I'm Puss... in Boots!' and 'Fear me... if you dare'." Spanish star Antonio Banderas is always pestered to record voicemail messages by fans of his Shrek character Puss In Boots.

3rd July 2010

Fact: Shrek is heading to London's West End - a Broadway stage show based on the lovable green ogre is crossing the Atlantic to wow British audiences next year (11). Shrek The Musical will open in May (10).

24th June 2010

Fact: Popular children's toy THE GOOD LUCK TROLLS are coming to the big screen. The colourful frizzy-haired dolls are set to be featured in a new movie from the company behind the Shrek franchise, following in the footsteps of other toy movies including Transformers and the upcoming BATTLESHIP and STRETCH ARMSTRONG.

5th June 2010

Fact: Millions of glass beakers used to promote the latest Shrek movie have been recalled by bosses at fast food chain MCDonald's in the U.S., because they are covered in a toxic paint.

14th May 2010

Fact: Jolly green ogre Shrek is to receive the 2,408th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next week (20May10).

7th May 2010

Quote: "I would love to be a father. I had a great father who taught me how gratifying that is... I think I'd be good at it." Shrek star Mike Myers is keen to be a dad.

22nd April 2010

Quote: "This Shrek experience...has been quality from start to finish. I will miss the character." Comedian Mike Myers laments the end of lovable animated ogre SHREK after completing the fourth and final movie in the franchise, SHREK FOREVER AFTER.

22nd April 2010

Fact: The Tribeca Film Festival in New York kicked off on Wednesday night (21Apr10), with movie bosses rolling out a green carpet for the world premiere of the fourth, and final, Shrek film.

29th October 2007

Fact: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz and Antonio Banderas have lent their voices to their Shrek characters for a TV Christmas spin-off, SHREK THE HALLS, set to air in the U.S. on 28 November (07).

11th June 2007

Fact: Shrek stars Cameron Diaz, Mike Myers, Rupert Everett and Antonio Banderas delighted young fans when they took time out from promotions for the latest installment of the green ogre-featuring movie series to visit sick children in London's Great Ormond Street children's hospital yesterday afternoon (10Jun07).

23rd October 2006

Fact: Monty Python stars Eric Idle and John Cleese have teamed up as animated characters in the second Shrek sequel. Idle will voice the character of wizard MERLIN in the film, while Cleese will reprise his royal character, THE KING.

8th July 2006

Quote: "He's very good looking and if you have the misfortune to be caught in a two-shot (scene) with him, you're bound to look like Shrek." British actor Tom Hollander on the perils of acting alongside his Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST co-star JOHNNY DEPP.

4th April 2006

Fact: Ice Age sequel ICE AGE: THE MELTDOWN scored the second biggest opening weekend for an animated film in box office history at the weekend (02APR06) - behind Shrek 2.

8th November 2005

Quote: <p>"I arrived in this country 16 years ago without speaking the language, and the fact that they call me just to use my voice kind of makes me proud." Antonio Banderas is loves playing Shrek character, PUSS IN BOOTS. </p>


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