Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer
The Farewell To Middle-earth Issue
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe: Get 12 Issues For £25
Buy the perfect Christmas present this year
Farewell To Middle-earth
Full details of our Peter Jackson-edited issue
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
19 December 2014
First Look At Jessica Chastain In Crimson Peak
She's dressed to impress
True Story Trailer Arrives
James Franco has a tale to tell
Bill Murray Will Sing As Baloo For The Jungle Book
He knows the Bare Necessities
New American Sniper Trailer Online
Bradley Cooper shoots to kill
Tak3n Becomes A 12A
Bryan Mills adds 'killing with kindness' to his skills...
Anthony Mackie Will Make A Wish
He's set for a new comedy
Robert Rodriguez Officially Set For Fire And Ice
Sony has bought the project
The Martian Script Goes Interstellar
Exclusive look at Ridley Scott’s space-bound artwork
Podcast #142: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Tim Burton
Featuring The Interview(s)
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
18 December 2014
Sony Cancels Release Of The Interview
Seth Rogen film on hold after hack attack and warnings
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Foxcatcher
09 January 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Skeleton Twins (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Alexander And The Horrible, Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Northern Soul (2014)
Empire Star Rating
How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Fresh Despicable Me 2 Trailer
Lipstick taser!

20 March 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Apple

submit to reddit

After a teaser trailer, shorts and a poster that seemed to be more about the squat yellow Minions than anything else, the new Despicable Me 2 trailer finally offers some concrete plot details. 

 

The Despicable Me-quel (we’re coining that here and now) finds Steve Carell’s super villain Gru more settled in his primary job as father to orphans Margo (Miranda Cosgrove), Edith (Dana Gaier) and Agnes (Elsie Fisher). But then Lucy Wild (Kristen Wiig) of the Anti-Villain League shows up, kidnaps Gru (utilising some nifty spy gadgets) and takes him to the League’s undersea HQ. There, the organization’s big boss – voiced by Steve Coogan – announces that a much worse threat has risen and they need our bumbling bad guy’s help to take him down.

Hopefully the new ‘toon will put a fresh, funny spin on what sounds like an old genre trope, with plenty of Minion madness to keep fans happy until the little yellow guys get their own film next year.

Despicable Me 2 arrives on June 28, before heading across the pond to the US on July 3.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Love Is All You Need Trailer
Susanne Bier gets romantic
David Goyer Enters The Breach
Update: He's now set to direct as well as produce

SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS

SAVE UP TO 69% GET 12 ISSUES FOR ONLY £25
Get the best seat in the house by subscribing to the world's biggest movie magazine today. Save up to 69% and every month you'll get exclusive subscriber-only covers, access to the biggest stars and the best news, reviews and behind-the-scenes reports straight from the set. Click here to find the perfect offer for you


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Review Of The Year: 10 Best Soundtracks Of 2014
The scores and OSTs to add to your playlist

Watch: Night At The Museum's Cast Share Their Favourite Robin Williams Performance
Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Ben Kingsley pay tribute to the actor

Watch: Jack O'Connell And Luke Treadaway Talk Unbroken
On POWs, panto and how to name your bomber

Review Of 2014: The 15 Best Cameos Of The Year
Our favourite one-scene movie-stealers

8 Things You Can Learn From The BFI's Star Wars Exhibition
The original crawl, a 'grotesque' villain and a very different princess

Review Of The Year: 40 Worst Posters Of 2014
One-sheets that you'd rather not have on your wall

Hobbit Q&As: Ian McKellen On Finally Saying Goodbye And Farewell To Gandalf The Grey
Read our exclusive Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies interviews

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)