Galifianakis to Voice Puss in Boots Character

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Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover) is in negotiations to voice Humpty Dumpty in “Shrek” spin-off Puss in Boots, says The Hollywood Reporter.

Tom Wheeler is writing the screenplay for the prequel, which will feature the voices of Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek in a story about the events leading up to the feline assassin’s first meeting with Shrek & Co. in the second film.

Chris Miller, who co-directed and co-wrote Shrek the Third. wrote an earlier draft of the “Puss” screenplay and is directing the DreamWorks Animation movie.

The film is scheduled for a November 4, 2011 release.