The fun-loving minions will soon be back on the silver screen. The production of Minions 2, Minions The Rise of Gru is in process. The movie will be hitting theatres by mid-2020.
Minions The Rise of Gru: The announcement
Illumination Entertainment has announced the title for upcoming Minions 2. The movie is another follow-up of Despicable Me franchise. The movie will go by the name Minions The Rise of Gru.
The makers have also reaffirmed the release dates of the animated flick. Minions 2 will release on June 3, 2020.
Since the dates fall in the vacation period, the movie has high ratios of being a massive hit at box office.
Minions The Rise of Gru will compete directly with action-comedy Free Guy starring Ryan Reynolds. The race is really gonna get tough since Reynolds is already a big name in the industry.
Minions 2 is theatrical sequel to 2015 movie, Minions. The movie depicted the fun-loving story of minions Kevin, Bob, Stuart and the felonious Gru.
Minions versus Minions 2
Although, not much information is available on the story-line of sequel. But we may get to see return of Steve Carell’s villain from the main Despicable Me. The title The Rise of Gru speaks much about his transformation into a super-villain.
It’s still unclear who will be directing Minions The Rise of Gru and penning the characters down. However, the studio might try other options besides Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda who jointly directed the first Minions. They may keep them in place, given the mighty success of the first installment.
The first Minions was a detailed prequel to the main franchise. It traced the evolution of yellow minions from single-celled yellow organisms. They ought to serve masters, who created them. Despite getting mixed and mostly negative reviews from critics, the film was well-liked and did record-breaking business.
The movie managed to earn whopping sum of $1.15 billion, making it in the list of top-20s of all time.
The entire Despicable Me franchise has grossed a graceful amount of $3.7 billion worldwide. We hope the makers will be passing more hints to the audience in coming months.
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