Minions 2: The Rise of Gru follows a young Gru on his quest to become the legendary supervillain he is today.
Prepare for a fun-filled Summer as the enormously popular and legendary animation brand returns with Minions 2: The Rise of Gru, which follows a 12-year-quest old’s to become the world’s greatest supervillain.
Minions 2: The Rise of Gru also contains an all-new star-studded ensemble, with some of Hollywood’s finest names lending their comedic and action talents. Steve Carell, an Oscar contender, will reprise his role as the famous Gru in the film.
Release date for ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’
In both the US and the UK, Minions: The Rise of Gru will be released in theatres on July 1. It’s expected to be one of the year’s most anticipated films.
The cast of ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’
Taraji P. Henson (Hidden Figures) portrays Belle Bottom, Jean-Claude Van Damme (The Expendables) portrays Jean Clawed, Lucy Lawless (Parks and Recreation) portrays Nunchuck, Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV) portrays Svengeance, and Danny Trejo (Halloween) portrays Stronghold.
Russell Brand (Despicable Me) plays Dr. Nefario, Michelle Yeoh (Tomorrow Never Dies) plays Master Chow, a Kung Fu fighting acupuncturist, Dame Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins) plays Gru’s narcissistic mother, and Alan Arkin (Edward Scissorhands) plays famed fighter Wild Knuckles.
The plot of ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’
The plot of Minions 2: The Rise of Gru, according to Universal Studios, is as follows: “In the heart of the 1970s, amid a flurry of feathered hair and flared trousers, Gru is growing up in the suburbs.” Gru, a fan of the Vicious 6 supervillain supergroup, devises a strategy to become bad enough to join them. Fortunately, he has the help of his loyal minions, who help him cause mayhem.
“As they and Gru create their first lair, experiment with their first weapons, and pull off their first missions, Kevin, Stuart, Bob, and Otto—a new Minion with braces and a desperate urge to please—deploy their abilities.”
After the Vicious 6 toss out their leader, Wild Knuckles, Gru interviews to become their newest member. However, things don’t go as planned, and chaos erupts! However, Gru quickly seeks advice from an unlikely source.