Fans of the Fast and Furious films will have to wait a bit longer to attend the next “family” reunion, because Universal Pictures has announced that they’ve moved the long awaited sequel’s release date back a month from May to June of this year. And if you (or more likely, your child or younger sibling) are an acolyte of the Minions franchise, that wait will be even longer. Minions: The Rise of Gru has been bumped out of this year altogether and kicked onto the 2022 release calendar. Read More »
The coronavirus dominos continue to fall throughout Hollywood, as another film studio has shuffled release dates for some of its big movies. This time it’s Universal Pictures, which has now bumped Illumination Entertainment’s prequel Minions: The Rise of Gru for a whole year and has delayed the release of Sing 2 by five months. And what’s going on with that Wicked movie we’ve been hearing about for years? Get the details below. Read More »
Sorry, Minions nation. I know you’ve all got your Minions baseball caps and Minions basketball shorts on, counting down the days until Minions: The Rise of Gru hits theaters and brings a plethora of fresh fart jokes to the world. But sadly, you’re going to have to wait a little bit longer. Yes, all the Minions – like the short one, and the one that looks like a penis, and the one who keeps showing his bare ass – have all been delayed indefinitely due to the coronavirus. Read More »
Despicable Me is one of the most successful animated franchises in recent memory, and the little yellow Minions are a cash cow for Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment. So it should come as no surprise that they’re back in theaters this summer.
Minions: The Rise of Gru takes us back to the 1970s when Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) was just a little kid aspiring to be a super villain. When he heads to the headquarters of the nefarious team known as the Vicious 6, he almost gets laughed out of the room. But then he uses one of his patented gadgets to steal an important artifact from their lair, officially starting him down his path of being a bona fide super villain. Unfortunately, what happens after that complicates things for the kid. Watch the Minions: The Rise of Gru trailer below to see what happens. Read More »
Posted on Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 by Jacob Hall
While some animation aficionados like to turn their noses up at the work of Illumination, there’s no denying their power at the box office. And the first footage from Minions: The Rise of Gru, which arrived during the Super Bowl, suggests that they’ve crafted yet another billion dollar hit. If you have a child in your life, you’re probably going to end up seeing this one. Probably a dozen times or more.
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