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Despicable Me Creator to Reboot Shrek and Puss in Boots

Iconic CG comedy blockbusters Shrek and Puss in Boots are getting rebooted, with Despicable Me creator Chris Meledandri at the helm. Meledandri has been tapped by Universal Pictures to dress up and reinvigorate the two franchises and present it to a new generation of moviegoers. One confirmed detail is that the voice cast will be preserved, as Meledandri attributes a huge chunk of the Shrek ...

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The Grinch Releases Second Official Trailer

The Grinch is getting ready for its near-Christmas release on November 9, and way ahead of said launch is the release of a new trailer for the Illumination Entertainment-produced film. The Grinch marks the eighth CG animated feature from Illumination, joining a catalogue that includes Despicable Me and The Secret Life of Pets. The Grinch is directed by Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney, with Chris ...

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WATCH: Illumination’s The Grinch Official Trailer

Illumination Entertainment may be known mostly for The Minions and Despicable Me franchises, but they are adding a new heavyweight to their catalog of CG animated blockbusters: an adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (which effectively serves as a follow-up to 2012’s CG animated adaptation of The Lorax.) While the release of The Grinch is still a few months away, ...

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Despicable Me and Dragon Quest Cross Over

Illumination Entertainment’s massively popular Despicable Me franchise and Square Enix’s Dragon Quest series don’t really occupy the same niche, despite its fans having some overlap with each other—but it’s quite normal for Gru’s adorkable little yellow minions to get into places where they don’t belong, so a new crossover campaign between Despicable Me 3 and Dragon Quest XI may not ...

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Despicable Me 3 Trailer Released Online

Universal Pictures has just unveiled the first official trailer for the third entry in Illumination Entertainment’s mega-popular Despicable Me franchise, aptly titled “Despicable Me 3.” The film is slated for a June 30, 2017 release and will feature a new bad guy voiced by South Park’s Trey Parker – the shoulder pad-wearing, moon-walking villain Balthazar Bratt! The trailer is fairly ...

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VIDEO: New Trailer for Illumination’s Secret Lives of Pets

The success of the Despicable Me franchise proves that Illumination Entertainment has what it takes to go toe to toe with more established animation studios like DreamWorks and Pixar, at least when it comes to producing commercially successful CG franchises. Now, they are out to prove that their success isn’t limited to Gru and the Minions with a new CG animated film titled The Secret Lives of ...

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New Minions Mini Movie Released Online

The Minions movie will be making its way to home video soon, and what better way to promote the looming release than to launch an all new mini-movie starring Gru’s adorable yellow subordinates? How about releasing it free for everyone to watch? The mini-movie is titled “Competition,” and features two of the minions showing just how far they’d go when the fire of their competitive spirit ...

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Pantone Introduces New Color Based on Minions

Pantone has recently launched a new shade of yellow that they claim to exude “hope, joy, and optimism.” The name of the shade? Minion Yellow. The color is based on Despicable Me’s extremely popular yellow blobs of cuteness. The color is especially calibrated to “heighten awareness and create clarity, lighting the way to the intelligence, originality and the resourcefulness of an open ...

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First Trailer for Minions Movie Released

The first official trailer for the Despicable Me spin-off movie, titled Minions, has been posted online, revealing that Gru’s rambunctious henchcreatures actually predated their master. In fact, they actually predated humans as they’re shown to already be at large and looking for someone in charge, during the age of the dinosaurs. The trailer also shows that the Minions are naturally ...

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Despicable Me Attractions Coming This Spring

Riding high on the momentum built up by Despicable Me (which in turn is riding on the momentum built by the massively popular Minions), Universal Studios Hollywood is preparing a brand new 3D Ultra-HD adventure ride called Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, with target launch date stated to be this spring. The Minions, who will be returning to the big screens via a spin-off movie, will also be ...

Minions Take Over Manhattan on Monday
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Minions Take Over Manhattan on Monday

Gru’s cute little yellow minions are arguably the best parts of the Despicable Me franchise, and what better to celebrate the debut of Despicable Me 2 on Digital HD (November 26) and Blu-Ray, than by having the Minions take over the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? Well, it’s not exactly take over so much as they’re just going to be part of the celebrations ...

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Minions Movie Delayed

Sad news for fans of Gru’s cute, hilarious, and mischievous minions, because you won’t be able to watch their spin-off movie on December 19, 2014. Thankfully, it’s just a slight delay as the release has been pushed back to July 10, 2015. The change in schedules mean that Universal won’t have an animated feature for 2014, but it also means the Minions movie will be able to ...

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