Cinemablend was first on Tom Cruise's crusade to alter his crazy public persona to that of a beloved American acting legend by way of returning to his comedic roots.
After his much discussed turn in Tropic Thunder, Cruise is set to voice the main villain in Shrek 4. The folks at Cinemablend claim to have received an email from one of their regular sources at DreamWorks that says Tom Cruise is being considered to voice one of the villains in Shrek Goes Fourth. The sequel is due out in 2010 and this time it’s being directed by Mike Mitchell, who is rumored to be something of a Tom Cruise fan.
Very little is actually known about Shrek Goes Fourth, other than that it’s supposed to reveal Shrek’s origins and explain how he got to the swamp. No word on if it's a prequel, sequel or what, but the movie is currently in pre-production, which means they’re probably still sorting out the final voice cast and, even if Cinemablend's source is correct, things could change. Don't got bragging to your friends just yet, this was just an interesting rumor.