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Take a first look at 'Minions: The Rise of Gru'

During the weekend’s big game, Universal Pictures offered a first look at their upcoming Minions sequel / Despicable Me prequel, Minions: The Rise of Gru. Watch the film’s big game spot in the player below and check back this Wednesday, February 5 for the film’s first trailer.

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 and produced by visionary Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri alongside longtime collaborators Janet Healy and Chris Renaud. The Rise of Gru 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).

Look for Minions: The Rise of Gru to hit theaters beginning July 3.


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