A young Gru’s journey to becoming the iconic supervillain of today is the center of Minions 2: The Rise of Gru, which was released in 2012.
Prepare for a fun-filled Summer as the enormously popular and legendary animated brand returns to our screens with Minions 2: The Rise of Gru, which follows the story of a 12-year-quest old’s to become the world’s greatest supervillain.
It also boasts an all-new and thrilling star-studded ensemble with some of the biggest stars in the entertainment world bringing their humor and daring action to the table. Minions 2: The Rise of Gru is currently in theaters.
Along with returning as the iconic Gru, the film will also star Oscar nominee Steve Carell.
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Who Is Set to Be in the Cast of ‘minions: The Rise of Gru’?
In addition to Taraji P. Henson (Hidden Figures) as the cool and confident leader Belle Bottom, Jean-Claude Van Damme (The Expendables) as Jean Clawed, Lucy Lawless (Parks and Recreation) as Nunchuck, Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV) as Svengeance, and Danny Trejo (Halloween) as Stronghold, the Vicious 6 also features an all-star cast.
The film also features a number of guest stars, including Russell Brand (Despicable Me) as the eager mad scientist Dr. Nefario, Michelle Yeoh (Tomorrow Never Dies) as Master Chow, a Kung Fu fighting acupuncturist, Dame Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins) as Gru’s egocentric mother, and Alan Arkin (Edward Scissorhands) as legendary fighter Wild Knuckles.
What Is the Plot of ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’?
Minions 2: The Rise of Gru follows the following plot line, according to Universal Studios “In the heart of the 1970s, amid a frenzy of feathered hair and flared jeans, Gru is growing up in the suburbs. “
An ardent supporter of the Vicious 6, a supervillain supergroup, Gru devises a strategy to become nasty enough to become a member of the organization. Thank goodness for his faithful minions who provide a hand in wreaking havoc when needed.
With the help of Gru and his Minion friends (including a new Minion with braces and a desperate need to please), Kevin, Stuart, Bob and Otto (a new Minion with braces and a desperate need to please) put their skills to use as they construct their first lair and experiment with their first weapons, all while completing the Minion’s first missions.”
As a result of the Vicious 6’s removal of their leader, Wild Knuckles, Gru is interviewed to become their newest member. Sadly, things don’t turn out as planned, and chaos erupts!
In the end, though, Gru turns to an unlikely source for help: his father.
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Release Date for Minions 2: The Rise of Gru?
Although Minions: The Rise of Gru was originally scheduled to be released to the public on July 3, 2020, the date has been postponed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic regulations.
It was also slated for July 2, 2021, following the first wave of the pandemic, but was postponed once more due to the second wave.
Minions 2: The Rise of Gru, on the other hand, will be released on July 1, 2022, according to Illumination.