Entertainment Tidbits

Shrek 5 will be released on July 1, 2026, with original cast members Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, and Cameron Diaz reprising their roles. This will be the first new installment in 16 years. Donkey is also getting a spinoff film.

The fourth Conjuring movie will arrive September 5, 2025, marking the end of the main film series. The franchise, starring Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga as supernatural investigators, has earned over $2 billion globally.

Lena Dunham is no longer attached to Mattel’s Polly Pocket movie after working on the script for three years. “I felt like, unless I can do it that way, I’m not going to do it. I don’t think I have that in me,” she told the New Yorker.

Josh Gad will release a memoir titled In Gad We Trust: A Tell Some in January 2025. The book is set to cover topics such as his career breakthrough, mentorship from Robin Williams, and overcoming doubts about his success.

Sergio Leone’s A Fistful Of Dollars will be remade by producers Gianni Nunnari (300, Immortals) and Simon Horsman (Legacy: The True Story of the L.A. Lakers). The original 1964 “spaghetti Western” starred Clint Eastwood.

The Kid Laroi will perform at the 2024 Kids’ Choice Awards, airing live on multiple Nickelodeon channels on July 13. He will do a medley including hits like “Nights Like This” & “Stay,” and it will all end with an “epic sliming.”

Ellen Pompeo, who has played Meredith Grey since 2005, will return for at least seven episodes in the upcoming season of Grey’s Anatomy. Her role as the show’s primary narrator will continue, providing continuity for viewers.

Rashida Jones clarified that she and Ezra Koenig (of Vampire Weekend) are not actually married, despite references to each other as “wife” and “husband.” They have a 5-year-old son, and are open to legal marriage at some point.

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