DreamWorks/UIP, in association with Sky, would like to announce that the UK Charity Premiere of SHREK 2, sponsored by Sky Movies, in aid of Sky's charity initiative - "Make it Big" - will take place in London on the 28th June, 2004.
In addition, there will be simultaneous premieres in Manchester (FilmWorks), Edinburgh (Vue) and Cardiff (UGC) with each star-studded, Shrek-tacular event providing a fantastic array of Shrek-related foyer activities for the attending guests to enjoy before the movie starts.
Antonio Banderas (Puss in Boots)
Rupert Everett (Prince Charming)
Jennifer Saunders (The Fairy Godmother)
Julie Andrews (Queen Lillian of Far, Far Away)
John Cleese (King Harold of Far, Far Away)
The public have the opportunity to be a part of this fantastic evening, as, from today, a limited number of tickets for the premieres can be purchased from Sky by logging on to www.sky.com/skybuy or phoning 0870 555 1111.
In the US, the super-sized sequel has already grossed more than $350million, surpassing the lifetime gross of the original, and also surpassing last summer's Disney/Pixar hit Finding Nemo to become the top-grossing animated film ever.
In SHREK 2, the fairytale continues as everyone's favorite ogre faces his greatest challenge of all - his in-laws! Joining the original cast of Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy as Shrek, Fiona and Donkey are an all-star voice cast including: Julie Andrews and John Cleese as Fiona's royal parents, Queen Lillian and King Harold; Antonio Banderas as deadly assassin Puss In Boots; Rupert Everett as Prince Charming; and Jennifer Saunders as the Fairy Godmother.
SHREK 2, a PDI/DreamWorks production, is distributed in the UK and Ireland by United International Pictures and opens nationwide on July 2nd, 2004 following paid previews on Saturday & Sunday 26th & 27th June.