Puss in Boots is on His Last Life in First Trailer for The Last Wish

As promised, this morning brings the first trailer for the Puss in Boots sequel, over ten years since the original released…

After getting some new cast members announced yesterday, today, DreamWorks is lifting the curtain on Puss in Boots: The Last Wish. While the trailer only gives us the most basic inklings of the overall story, it sets the tone pretty well:

I’m digging the overall animation style change they went with here. While it’s not the same from the previous film (which stuck with the general Shrek animation), I think the change works. Hell, after a decade, I doubt anyone will be complaining about such a shift.

This fall, everyone’s favorite leche-loving, swashbuckling, fear-defying feline returns.
For the first time in more than a decade, DreamWorks Animation presents a new adventure in the Shrek universe as daring outlaw Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for peril and disregard for safety have taken their toll. Puss has burned through eight of his nine lives, though he lost count along the way. Getting those lives back will send Puss in Boots on his grandest quest yet.

Academy Award® nominee Antonio Banderas returns as the voice of the notorious PiB as he embarks on an epic journey into the Black Forest to find the mythical Wishing Star and restore his lost lives. But with only one life left, Puss will have to humble himself and ask for help from his former partner and nemesis: the captivating Kitty Soft Paws (Oscar® nominee Salma Hayek).

In their quest, Puss and Kitty will be aided—against their better judgment—by a ratty, chatty, relentlessly cheerful mutt, Perro (Harvey Guillén, What We Do in the Shadows). Together, our trio of heroes will have to stay one step ahead of Goldilocks (Oscar® nominee Florence Pugh, Black Widow) and the Three Bears Crime Family, “Big” Jack Horner (Emmy winner John Mulaney, Big Mouth) and terrifying bounty hunter, The Big Bad Wolf (Wagner Moura, Narcos).

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish hits theaters on September 23, 2022.

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