August 19, 2015

Rare video shows what Shrek would’ve sounded like as Chris Farley

While we’ve all come to know Shrek as the grumpy but lovable ogre voiced by Mike Myers, did you know that Chris Farley was originally cast to play the part?

Chris had already finished 99% of the film before meeting an untimely death in 1997. The following video gives us a glimpse of a different Shrek, one that was modeled after the late Saturday Night Live comedian.

‘Originally the Shrek character was a little bit more like Chris, like a humble, bumbling, innocent guy’, said Chris’ brother, Kevin.

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