Mitchell To Direct A Fourth Shrek

On the eve of the bowing of “Shrek the Third,” Mike Mitchell (“Sky High, “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo”) is in negotiations to direct “Shrek 4” for DreamWorks Animation says The Hollywood Reporter.

Penned by Tim Sullivan, the fourth installment will chronicle the continuing adventures of Shrek and his buddies. Josh Klausner recently penned a rewrite.

The “Shrek” series is a massive moneymaker for Dreamworks, the first taking in $484.4 million worldwide, the second one a whopping $920.7 million.