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Bono, Halsey and Pharrell Join the Cast of Sing 2

U2’s Bono, Halsey and Pharrell have joined the cast of the upcoming Illumination Entertainment film Sing 2, according to Rolling Stone and an announcement from the studio. They’ll join returning cast members Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly and Nick Kroll.  Also joining the cast are Bobby Cannavale, Letitia Wright, Eric …

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Minions: The Rise of Gru TV Spot with New Footage

Even though the movie is not scheduled to open in theaters until Friday, July 2, 2021, Universal Pictures has brought online a new preview for Minions: The Rise of Gru. The preview first aired during a special screening of Minions (check price at Amazon) on NBC Saturday night. Minions: The Rise of Gru was previously scheduled …

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Minions: The Rise of Gru and Sing 2 Release Dates, Wicked Pushed Back

Universal Pictures has set new release dates for Illumination’s Minions: The Rise of Gru and Sing 2, while Wicked fans will have to wait even longer for the movie adaptation. Minions: The Rise of Gru, which was previously scheduled to be released on July 3, 2020, will now come to theaters on Friday, July 2, 2021. The studio had recently …

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Minions: The Rise of Gru Pushed Back Due to Illumination Closing

Universal Pictures is pushing back the release date for Illumination’s Minions: The Rise of Gru, which was previously set for a Friday, July 3, 2020 debut. A new release date will be announced at a later time. Chris Meledandri, Founder and CEO of Illumination, said: “In response to the severity of the situation in France, …

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The Minions Are Back in The Rise of Gru Trailer

Following the Super Bowl spot, Universal Pictures has now also released the first Minions: The Rise of Gru trailer, which you can watch using the player below. The second Minions film opens in theaters on July 3, 2020. This summer, from the biggest animated franchise in history and global cultural phenomenon, comes the untold story of one 12-year-old’s …

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Get Ready with the Minions: The Rise of Gru Super Bowl Spot

Universal Pictures has brought online the Minions: The Rise of Gru Super Bowl spot, giving you a first look at the July 3, 2020 release. You can watch The Rise of Gru Super Bowl spot below and you’ll find the first poster underneath! This summer, from the biggest animated franchise in history and global cultural phenomenon, comes …

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The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash! Ride Opening in Spring 2020

The voice talent behind the lovable furry stars of Illumination’s global blockbuster hits The Secret Life of Pets and The Secret Life of Pets 2 will unleash their animal instincts to reprise their roles in Universal Studios Hollywood’s lively new ride, The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!, opening in Spring 2020. The ride will …

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The Secret Life of Pets 2 Digital, Blu-ray and DVD Release Dates

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has announced The Secret Life of Pets 2 Digital, Blu-ray and DVD release dates for August. The sequel will debut on Digital August 13, 2019 (pre-order here) and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand August 27, 2019 (pre-order here). From Illumination, the studio that brought you the original Despicable …

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It’s Gonna Be a Lovely Day Lyric Video for The Secret Life of Pets 2

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have debuted the “It’s Gonna Be a Lovely Day” lyric video for The Secret Life of Pets 2 which you can watch below. Underneath, you’ll also find the “It’s Gonna Be a Lovely Day” remix, which was performed by Puerto Rican reggaeton and Latin trap singer Ozuna. The Secret Life …

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Minions: The Rise of Gru is the Title of the 2020 Sequel

Universal Pictures has announced that the Minions sequel will be titled Minions: The Rise of Gru. The film will be released on its previously-announced date of Friday, July 3, 2020. The first film, which is a spin-off prequel to the Despicable Me franchise, earned an impressive $1.159 billion at the worldwide box office in 2015. It is still …

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Watch the Final The Secret Life of Pets 2 Trailer

Today, Illumination Entertainment has released the final The Secret Life of Pets 2 trailer. The film will hit theaters on June 7, but you can see the film two weeks early on May 25 via Fandango here. Check out The Secret Life of Pets 2 trailer in the player below. The Secret Life of Pets 2 will …

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The Busy Bee Trailer for The Secret Life of Pets 2

Following the Snowball, Chloe, Daisy, Max,  Gidget and Rooster character trailers, Illumination Entertainment is having a little fun with the latest trailer for The Secret Life of Pets 2. It is about Max’s favorite toy in the whole world – The Busy Bee! Universal Pictures will release the highly-anticipated sequel on June 7, 2019. The Secret Life of Pets …

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Universal Moves Back the Sing 2 and The Croods 2 Release Dates

Universal Pictures today announced the studio has pushed back the release dates for two of its upcoming animated sequels. Illumination’s Sing 2 is moving from Friday, December 25, 2020, to Friday, July 2, 2021, taking the place of the currently-dated Untitled Illumination Animated Film. Also, DreamWorks Animation‘s The Croods 2 will move from Friday, September 18, 2020, to …

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Discover the Secret Emotional Life of Pets in Illumination’s New Trailer

Illumination Entertainment has revealed the new trailer for The Secret Life of Pets 2 on National Pet Day! You can also visit TheSecretLifeofMyPet.com and share the secret life of your pet, and don’t forget to try out the cat and dog Snapchat lenses. Illumination’s tenth feature, The Secret Life of Pets 2, is the highly-anticipated sequel …

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The Rooster Trailer for The Secret Life of Pets 2

Following the Snowball, Chloe, Daisy, Max and Gidget trailers, Universal Pictures has released the new Rooster trailer on #LoveYourPetDay for Illumination Entertainment sequel The Secret Life of Pets 2, opening in theaters on June 7, 2019. Rooster is voiced by Harrison Ford (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Blade Runner 2049) in the film. The Secret Life of Pets 2 will follow summer 2016’s blockbuster about the lives our …

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The Gidget Trailer for The Secret Life of Pets 2

Following the Snowball, Chloe, Daisy and Max trailers, Universal Pictures has released the new Gidget trailer and poster for Illumination Entertainment sequel The Secret Life of Pets 2, opening in theaters on June 7, 2019. Gidget is voiced by Jenny Slate (Zootopia, Obvious Child) in the film. The Secret Life of Pets 2 will follow summer 2016’s blockbuster about the lives our …

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The Grinch Box Office Crosses $500 Million Worldwide

With yesterday’s box office grosses, Illumination and Universal Pictures’ Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch box office has crossed $500 million worldwide, marking the sixth Illumination film to reach the half-billion mark. Domestically, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch opened No. 1 with $67.6 million — Illumination’s seventh No. 1 opening — and has now grossed $270 million to become …

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The Daisy Trailer for The Secret Life of Pets 2

Following the Snowball, Chloe and Max trailers, Universal Pictures has released the new Daisy trailer and poster for Illumination Entertainment sequel The Secret Life of Pets 2, opening in theaters on June 7, 2019. Daisy, a Shih Tzu, is voiced by Tiffany Haddish in the film. The Secret Life of Pets 2 will follow summer 2016’s blockbuster about the lives our …

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The Grinch Digital and Blu-ray Release Details

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has announced Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Digital and Blu-ray release dates. The animated film, which has earned over $471 million worldwide, will be available on Digital and via the digital movie app Movies Anywhere on January 22, 2019, and on 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on February 5, 2019. …

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Snowball Trailer and Poster for The Secret Life of Pets 2

Following the Chloe and Max trailers, Universal Pictures has released the new Snowball trailer and poster for Illumination Entertainment sequel The Secret Life of Pets 2, opening in theaters on June 7, 2019. The Secret Life of Pets 2 will follow summer 2016’s blockbuster about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each …

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