Audio of Chris Farley as SHREK Resurfaces; Was He Better?


He’s different, for sure. More low-key, and more like Chris Farley being basically himself, but green, which, contra Kermit, seems to come pretty easy.

When Mike Myers had to replace the late actor in the role, the script was rewritten and Myers had the notion of doing the Scottish accent he endlessly amuses himself with, which proved lucrative. Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph feels closer to the Farley Shrek than Myers does.

I’m guessing it wouldn’t have been as huge with Farley, but we’ll never know. Take a listen to him opposite Eddie Murphy and judge for yourself