Galifianakis Eyes Role in Puss in Boots

Hangover star Zach Galifianakis is in talks to voice Humpty Dumpty in DreamWorks Animation’s planned Shrek spinoff Puss in Boots, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Tom Wheeler is writing the film, with Shrek the Third co-writer and co-director Chris Miller set to direct the movie, which is scheduled for a Nov. 4, 2011 debut.

Antonio Banderas is set to return as Puss in Boots, with Salma Hayek also on board the cast. The film will tell a prequel story leading up to Puss in Boot’s first appearance in the second Shrek film.