The First 'Despicable Me 3' Trailer Is Really, Really 'Bad'
This summer, "Despicable Me 3" will introduce its most terrifying enemy yet: The 1980s.
"South Park" creator Trey Parker voices the new villain, Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who has grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the 1980s. Despite his terrible fashion sense, he "proves to be Gru's most formidable nemesis to date."
Illumination just posted the first trailer, which features Steve Carell returning as Gru, and Kristen Wiig returning as Lucy. (She tries to create a shipper name with Gru called "Grucy," but Gru does not approve.) Apparently Carell is also playing Gru's long-lost twin brother Dru, setting up D3 for some sibling rivalry, in addition to the '80s villain plot.
Here's the trailer, which is surprisingly light on Minions:And here's more on the movie from Illumination:
"The team who brought you Despicable Me and the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, returns to continue the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions. Despicable Me 3, directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, co-directed by Eric Guillon, and written by Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio, will be released in theaters on June 30, 2017.
The animated film is produced by Illumination's Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, and executive produced by Chris Renaud.
Joining Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig in Despicable Me 3 is Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winner Trey Parker, co-creator of Comedy Central's global phenomenon South Park and the Broadway smash The Book of Mormon. Parker voices the role of villain Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who's grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the '80s, and proves to be Gru's most formidable nemesis to date."
"Despicable Me 3" opens June 30, 2017.
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