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Early word has been very positive for Universal and Illumination’s animated sequel Despicable Me 2, which earned a standing ovation at the Annecy International Film Festival. Directors Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud and Illumination’s Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy were in attendance for the festival’s sneak-peek screening, which ended with [...]
Universal has released the first clip from Illumination’s eagerly anticipated summer movie, Despicable Me the Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy animated adventure featuring the return of Gru, the girls, the hilarious minions and a host of new characters. In the sequel, Gru (Steve Carell) [...]
Is there some sort of curse on the role of the villain Eduardo in the upcoming sequel Despicable Me 2? Over the weekend, Deadline.com reported that Al Pacino had exited the role in the Universal/Illumination’s upcoming summer movie. The studio cited the reason as “creative differences.” You might recall that [...]
It’s a busy week for voice star announcements as a few studios have revealed key names for their upcoming projects. From Universal/Illumination comes the news that Sandra Bullock will be voicing a villain in the upcoming Despicable Me spinoff Minions. Disney-Pixar was pleased to announce the return of Albert Brooks [...]
Mark your calendars, Minion fans! The upcoming movie featuring the little yellow guys from the Universal/Illumination hit movie Despicable Me will be released on December 19, 2014. The spinoff movie will be produced by Illumination head Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy and will be co-directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle [...]
Those popular, little yellow guys from Universal/Illumination’s Despicable Me franchise will be starring in their own feature. Deadline.com reports that the Minions will be the star of Illumination’s fifth feature with Universal. Gru’s little helpers will be interacting with humans in the new project, which will be written by Brian [...]
Universal/Illumination’s sequel to Despicable Me just added more star power to its voice lineup. Deadline reported that master thespian Al Pacino has signed to play the new villain in Despicable Me 2. The film, which is slated to come out on July 3, 2013, will feature Pacino as the Gru’s [...]
Oscar-winning Spanish actor Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men) is in negotiations to voice the new villain in Despicable Me 2, the sequel to Universal/Illumination’s 2010 hit. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bardem will play a new bad guy called El Macho, who is the father of Machito. Universal [...]
Cartoon Movie has announced the winners of its annual tributes, with Despicable Me coming out on top in some France-centric results. The tributes, presented in a ceremony hosted by Christophe Erbes, honored Pierre Coffin as Best European Director of the Year for co-directing Despicable Me. The other nominees were Fernando Trueba, [...]