Minions: The Rise of Gru
|Minions: The Rise of Gru|
|Directed by||Kyle Balda|
|Produced by||Chris Meledandri|
|Based on||Characters by|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
Minions: The Rise of Gru is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination. A sequel to the 2015 film, Minions, and spin-off/prequel to the main Despicable Me film series, it will be directed again by Kyle Balda, with co direction by Brad Ableson. It is scheduled to be released in the United States on July 3, 2020 by Universal Pictures.
The film will tell an origin story of the adventures of the Minions, working for a then tyrannical leader, Gru.
On January 25, 2017, Universal Pictures and Illumination announced a sequel to its animated film of 2015, Minions. It began production on July 19, 2017, with Good Vibes and Legends of Chamberlain Heights creator Brad Ableson added as co director. On May 21, 2019, the film's title was revealed as Minions: The Rise of Gru.
Minions: The Rise of Gru is scheduled to be released in the United States on July 3, 2020, by Universal Pictures.
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