The much-anticipated animated film, Minion 2 The Rise of Gru, is finally prepared to arrive on the big screen. This film is the 5th film of the Despicable Me and Minions Franchise and will be the prequel to the previous four films.
Produced by Illumination and the animated movie is distributed under the banner of Universal Productions. After Despicable Me 3 and Minions, Kyla Balda gets back to helm the new Minions 2 film. Brad Ableson and Jonathan del Val are codirectors. Written by Brian Lynch and Matthew Fogel, the film is good to go to be a maddening and hilarious adventurous ride.
Minions 2 Cast
The team for Minions 2 has gathered an all-star cast for the film. Steve Carrell returns as the voice of Gru, the show’s main protagonist. Carrell is a famous Hollywood A-lister and a name that requires no intro. The famous actor has various accolades to his name including a Golden Globe Award. The actor is most likely popular for his role in NBC’s The Office, portraying the role of Michael Scott.
Pierre Coffin voices our favorite yellow Minions. The tenacious Taraji P. Henson voices the character of Belle Bottom, the new leader of The Vicious 6. Michelle Yeoh voices Master Chow, a trained KungFu fighter. Jean-Claude Van Damme voices the lobster-clawed Vicious 6 member named Jean Clawed. Dolph Lundgren voices Svengeance. Danny Trejo voices Stronghold.
Also, we have Julie Andrews voicing Marlena Gru, Gru’s mom, Alan Arkin as Wild Knuckles, previous leader of the Vicious 6, and RZA as a biker Otto becomes companions with on his route to San Francisco. Lastly, Russell Brand voices the character of Dr. Nefario, the forgetful scientist who later proceeds to become Gru’s future assistant.
The film is set during the 1970s and follows the life of a young 12-year-old Gru who grew up in the suburbs. Young Gru has an undying urge to turn into a supervillain and loves the popular supervillain gang named The Vicious 6. To demonstrate his value to the gang he agrees to steal a valuable stone. With help from his Minions, he figures out how to take the stone successfully. Sadly, he finds that one of his henchmen is not as trustworthy as he thought, as he runs away with the loot.
Minions 2 Release Date
The wait that appeared to be never-ending is, at last, coming to an end as the authority delivery date official release date for Minions 2 is out. The animated film will release on 1st July 2022. The prequel to the Despicable Me franchise was announced all the way back in 2017.