Great Job, Internet!: Hear Chris Farley voice Shrek in this long-lost clip

Chris Farley’s 1997 overdose was tragic for many reasons, not the least of which is that it cut short a movie career that was starting to take some interesting twists and turns. One of the more intriguing could’ve-beens is the fact that Farley was originally the voice of Shrek in the DreamWorks movie of the same name. In fact, a recent Yahoo! interview with brother Kevin Farley revealed that the late comic had “recorded nearly all of his character’s dialogue” prior to his death.

Naturally, the movie, which was eventually released in 2001 with Mike Myers assuming the green ogre’s voice, was different with Farley as the star. “Originally the Shrek character was a little bit more like Chris, like a humble, bumbling innocent guy,” Kevin Farley said. That version of the movie had been rather elusive until earlier this week, when Reddit unearthed a two-minute …

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