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Minions 2 Is On The Way!


David Mudd

Hey readers! Are you ready to board onto the minion bus once again? Yes, the makers are ready to pave the way for theatres with another amazing story from the world of your favorite characters, The Minions 2, officially known as the Minions: the Rise of Gru. Did this news just make your day? Read on to know more about The Minions 2!

The Minions 2 is an upcoming animated comedy which tells the tale of a twelve-year-old boy and his dream to become the world’s number one super-villain. This movie is considered a sequel to the first release of Minions in the year 2015. But is overall the fifth installment of the Despicable Me franchise. 

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Minions: The Rise Of Gru, as the title suggests, this installment is going to predominantly focus on the journey of the little boy, Gru. He has been a super-villain fan since his childhood and therefore he too wishes to be the most powerful super-villain. His evil journey is shared by the Minions, and what you could do is laugh!

Director: Kyle Balda

Writer: Brian Lynch and Matthew Fogel

Editor: Claire Dodgson

Production: Illumination

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Genre: Animation, Adventure and Comedy

What Is The Release Date Of The Minions 2?

The Minions 2 is scheduled to be released on the 1st of July, 2022 in theatres. It was supposed to be released on an earlier date but suffered a backlash due to few unavoidable reasons. 

After four months of its theatrical release, The Minions 2 will be streaming on Universal’s Peacock website. It is also scheduled to be released on Amazon prime Videos for a period of ten months. 

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Is the Trailer Out For Minions 2?

Yes, the trailer is already out for The Minions 2. You can watch it below:

What Is The Storyline Of The Minions 2?

The Minions 2 is set in the 1970s which will feature a twelve-year-old, Gru, a super-villain fanboy of a group known as the Vicious 6. Gru conceptuales a plan to become evil, only to join the villain group. He is backed up by the Minion troupe, who help him in his journey.

It is really fun to watch how the innocent and little Minions follow up every idea of Gru for their own excitement, isn’t it? The Minions are literally loyal followers and help in every possible way as Gru continues his experiments and missions. 

The Minions 2 Cast

The movie has some of the most amazing voices of all time. Here is the list for you:

  • Steve Carell voices Gru.
  • Pierre Coffin voices Kevin, Stuart, Bob, and all of the other Minions.
  • Taraji P. Henson voices Belle Bottom, the leader of the Vicious 6.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damne voices Jean Clawed, the giant lobster.
  • Michelle Yeoh voices Master Chow.
  • Dolph Lundgren voices Svengeance, member of Vicious 6.
  • Lucy Lawless voices Nunchuk, member of Vicious 6.
  • Danny Trejo voices Stronghold, a member of Vicious 6.
  • Julie Andrews voices Marlena, Gru’s mother.
  • Russell Brand voices Dr. Nefario, the absent-minded scientist.
  • Alan Arkin voices Wild Knuckles, the former leader of vicious 6.

The Minions 2 Trivia

Now that we have covered all the relevant updates for The Minions 2, let us look at some very interesting trivia facts that you will love to read.

  1. This movie is going to be the first theatrical release of an animated prequel and also an animated spin-off.
  2. This movie was going to be released on the 10th anniversary of Despicable Me (2010),  but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  3. The Despicable Me trilogy mainly portrays male antagonists, whereas the Minion films feature main female super-villains. 
  4. This movie is the longest-advertised film in the history of motion pictures because it has a gap of almost two and a half years between the trailer and official release. 

Summing it up, The Minions 2 is all set to make our mood with doses of laughter. So, what are you waiting for? Gather your crew and book your seats! We definitely can’t wait for our turns! 

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