Look: Minions: The Rise of Gru Video “Moments worth paying for”
After being delayed by the pandemic, Minions: The Rise of Gru will finally hit theaters this summer. To celebrate the return of these hilarious yellow creatures to the big screen, we’re excited to share a brand new look at the animated sequel, courtesy of the Industry Trust.
This is a never before seen tease for the new Minions film; jam-packed with Minion mayhem, chaotic shenanigans, and complete and utter mischief, which encourages fans to watch the film in theaters.
The exclusive clip was created as part of Industry Trust’s Moments Worth Paying For campaign ahead of the film’s UK and Ireland release in cinemas on July 1, 2022.
2015’s Minions sequel – and the fifth film in the Despicable Me series – is the origin story of how the world’s greatest supervillain first met his iconic Minions, forged the team the most despicable in cinema and faced the most unstoppable criminal force ever assembled.
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Long before he became the master of evil we first met in the 2010s Despicable MeGru (Oscar nominee Steve Carell) is just a 12-year-old boy in the suburbs of the 1970s, plotting to take over the world from his basement.
It’s not going particularly well. When Gru crosses paths with the Minions, including Kevin, Stuart, Bob and Otto – a new Minion wearing suspenders and desperate to please – this unexpected family joins forces.
Together they build their first lair, design their first weapons, and strive to execute their first missions.
Minions: The Rise of Gru features an exciting new cast, including villainous Vicious 6: Taraji P. Henson as the cool and confident leader Belle Bottom, whose chain belt doubles as a deadly disco ball mace; Jean-Claude Van Damme as nihilist Jean Griffe, who is armed (literally) with a giant robotic claw; Lucy Lawless as Nunchuck, whose traditional nun’s garb hides her deadly nun chucks; Dolph Lundgren as Swedish roller-skating champion Svengeance, who dispenses his enemies with spinning kicks from his spiked skates; and Danny Trejo in Stronghold, whose giant iron hands are both a threat to others and a burden to him.
The film also stars Russell Brand as young Dr. Nefario, an aspiring mad scientist, Michelle Yeoh as Master Chow, an acupuncturist with mad kung fu skills, and Academy Award-winning Julie Andrews. , as Gru’s self-centered mother.
Minions: The Rise of Gru is in theaters from July 1, 2022.
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