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Far Far Away Idol is a five-minute short, released in November 2004, as an extra on the Shrek 2 DVD. It is based on American Idol and guest stars Simon Cowell.


Taking place right after Shrek 2 ends, the film's supporting characters hold a singing competition, with Shrek, Fiona and Simon Cowell as the judges.


  1. Mike Myers as Shrek
  2. Eddie Murphy as Donkey
  3. Cameron Diaz as Princess Fiona
  4. Simon Cowell as Himself
  5. Cody Cameron as Pinocchio & Three Pigs
  6. Larry King as Doris
  7. Aron Warner as Wolf
  8. Randy Crenshaw as Prince Charming & Blind Mice
  9. Conrad Vernon as Gingerbread Man
  10. Matt Mahaffey as Captain Hook
  11. Antonio Banderas as Puss in Boots
  12. Renee Sandstorm as Princess Fiona (singing)
  13. Rick Riso as Simon Cowell (singing)
  14. Michael Gough as Shrek (singing)
  15. Chris Miller as Magic Mirror


In the 2010 reprint, the voting part is skipped and skips straight to Simon voting for himself.

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Other Characters
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Main Cast

Mike MyersEddie MurphyCameron DiazAntonio Banderas
Andrew AdamsonCody CameronChris MillerChristopher KnightsJim CummingsJohn LithgowConrad Vernon
Shrek 2
Aron WarnerJohn CleeseRupert EverettKelly AsburyJulie AndrewsJennifer Saunders
Shrek the Third
Eric IdleAmy PoehlerSeth RogenMaya RudolphJustin Timberlake