The minions, Gru’s little yellow assistants, are really cute. So cute, that they kind of steal the show in the first film and we can expect as much in the sequel Despicable Me 2. But they won’t be alone this time around, there’s indeed a new breed of purple evil minions! Here’s a first look at those purple evil critters:
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“Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.”
Doesn’t look like the evil minions crave for sweet bananas like the yellow minions… Maybe they’re addicted to bitter grapes?
Despicable Me 2 is directed by the duo Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin. The voice cast includes Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand, Steve Coogan, Ken Jeong, Elsie Fisher, Dana Gaier and Moises Arias.
The film will open in theaters on July 3, 2013.