Minions: The Rise of Gru Release Date, Trailer, Cast, Plot and More


“Universal Pictures is all set to take you to watch the Journey of Gru of becoming a Supervillan.”

Minions: The Rise of Gru is an American animated film, and a sequel to the globally popular film, Minions. The upcoming film is also known as Minions 2 as the forthcoming movie will follow the story after the 2015 Minions film.

The prequel film took you to the early 1970s, where you have witnessed colorful clothes, disco music, retro art, disco music, and other things prominent in that era.

The character of Gru who is just a 12-year-old fanboy of a supervillain group named The Vicious 6, will play the antagonist of the show. Gru has a dream of becoming a supervillain and commenced a mission to achieve his goal with a newly created team which includes the group leader, Kevin, Bob, Stuart, and a new entrant, Otto.

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Produced by Illumination and distributed by Universal Pictures, the film is coming to theaters this July.

The film is written by Brian Lynch (who also wrote Puss in Boots, Minions) and Matthew Fogel ( who also wrote, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part). 

You must be desperately waiting for the Minions, but the movie will take time. Till then check out all the details about Minions: The Rise of Gru given here in the article.

Minions: The Rise of Gru Release Date 

Minions: The rise of Gru was announced back in 2017, and Universal pictures scheduled its release in July 2020. However, due to the global pandemic of coronavirus and the restrictions in the said period, the studio has to stop the project.

As the situation improved, the makers have projected the release date to be July 2, 2021. However, once again, the production could not be completed on time. 

Minions The Rise of Gru
Minions The Rise of Gru

Now, the makers have announced that  Minions: The Rise of Gru will finally premiere on July 2, 2021, for United States theaters.

We hope for the timely release of the film this time after lots of delays.

Minions: The Rise of Gru Cast

Thankfully, the list of characters and the respective voice actors are out. So, lets us see who will be part of the upcoming movie.

  • Steve Carell will reprise his role of the titular character of the show, Gru
  • Pierre Coffin will do voice acting for Kevin, Bob, Stuart,
  • Otto, and other Minions
  • Taraji P. Henson will give voice to Belle Bottom, the leader of The Vicious 6.
  • Alan Arkin will play Wild Knuckles, the former leader of The Vicious 6.
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme will play Jean Clawed,
  • Dolph Lundgren will play Svengeance, another member of The Vicious 6.
  • Lucy Lawless will play Nunchuck, one of the members of The Vicious 6.
  • Danny Trejo will play Stronghold, another member of The Vicious 6
  • Michelle Yeoh will voice act as Master Cho
  • Julie Andrews will play Marlena, mother of Gru
  • Russell Brand will play Dr. Nefario, Gru’s assistant  

Besides, RZA, the renowned hip-hopper wrapper is also the part of the has been cast in an undisclosed role.

Minions: The Rise of Gru Trailer

The official trailer of Minions: The Rise of Guru premiered on February 5, 2020. The fun-packed trailer has given you the first look at 12-year old young Gru. He is having a big dream and tried to accomplish the same with the help of another minion. 

Minions: The Rise of Gru Plot 

Minions: The rise of Guru is a sequel to the 2015 movies, and it will show the events that happened after that movie. Minions will focus on the life of 12-year old Minion, Gru, who is living in the suburbs of the country.

Gru is a very ambitious boy and wishes to become the world’s most notorious supervillain. 

For achieving his goal, he went to meet a renowned group of villains, 

The Vicious 6, to become a member. To prove his worth to the group, he stole a precious stone with the aid of another member of his Minion gang.

However, things turned another way round. One of the team members of his gang lost the stone, due to which he had created the biggest enemy for himself.

In order to save himself and his comrades, he went straight to the former leader of the Vicious 6, Wild Knuckles from whom he wished to replace.

 But the mission of becoming a supervillain isn’t a piece of cake.

With his loyal and yellow creatures with glasses on the eyes, he has commenced the mission of becoming a supervillain in the world.

It would be fun to again enjoy the classic humor, retro art, and most importantly the mission of Gru. 

Well, whatever happens, certainly the upcoming film is going to give you lots of fun.

What do you think guys? Will Gru achieve his goal and become the supervillain? Do tell me in the comment section.

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