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Release Date: July 2, 2021
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Director: Kyle Balda
Co-Directors: Brad Ableson, Jonathan del Val
Producers: Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy, Chris Renaud
Starring: Steve Carell
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy
MPA Rating: N/A
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Plot Summary: This summer, from the biggest animated franchise in history and global cultural phenomenon, comes the untold story of one 12-year-old’s dream to become the world’s greatest supervillain, in “Minions: The Rise of Gru.”

Teeming with Illumination’s signature subversive humor, pop-culture sophistication, full-hearted emotion, bold music sensibility, and over-the-top action, “Minions: The Rise of Gru” is steered by the franchise’s original creators. The film is produced by visionary Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborators Janet Healy and Chris Renaud and is directed by returning franchise filmmaker Kyle Balda (“Despicable Me 3,” “Minions”). The co-directors are Brad Ableson (“The Simpsons”) and Jonathan del Val (“The Secret Life of Pets” films).

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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