Movies - Despicable Me 4 : The summer's must-see family film

By Mulder, 25 march 2024

With spring break just around the corner, animated film fans are in a frenzy with the announcement of the upcoming release of Despicable Me 4, the latest installment in Illumination's hit saga. A new theatrical trailer has been unveiled, inviting viewers to download the DCP for an immersive big-screen experience. Anticipation is building for Gru, the Minions and their new adventure this summer!

Following the triumph of ,Minions: The Rise of Gru, which grossed nearly a billion dollars at the global box office, the most lucrative animated franchise in history is set to open a new chapter. This time, Gru, Lucy and their daughters Margo, Edith and Agnes, as well as newcomer Gru Junior, are in for a hilarious and chaotic time. The family must face a new adversary, Maxime Le Mal, accompanied by his dangerous companion, Valentina, forcing them to embark on an incredible escape.

For the French version, the talented Pierre Coffin once again lends his voice to all the Minions, while Gad Elmaleh and Audrey Lamy take on the voices of Gru and Lucy, promising a memorable performance. Scheduled for theatrical release on July 3, 2024, the film promises to be a heartwarming mix of action and adventure, reuniting Gru, played by Steve Carell, and Lucy, played by Kristen Wiig, with their daughters and newest addition, Gru Jr.

The plot thickens when the Gru family must confront Maxime Le Mal, played by Will Ferrell, and Valentina, played by Sofia Vergara. The film, directed by Chris Renaud and co-directed by Patrick Delage, features a stellar cast, including Joey King, Stephen Colbert, and Miranda Cosgrove.

The script, co-written by Mike White and Ken Daurio, promises to live up to expectations, with Chris Meledandri and Brett Hoffman producing. Fans have already had a glimpse of what's in store thanks to the official trailer and exclusive images from the film available online.

Despicable Me 4 is not only the sequel to the previous installment, but also the sixth installment in the iconic franchise. Scheduled for release in the U.S. on July 3, 2024, the film will enjoy innovative distribution, first on Peacock, then on Netflix, before returning to Peacock.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to plunge into the world of Gru and his companions for an adventure filled with humor, emotion and Minionesque madness. Despicable Me 4 promises to be a must-see for all animated film fans this summer. Get ready to laugh, be moved, and experience moments of pure madness with the Minions!

Synopsis : 
Gru faces a new nemesis in Maxime Le Mal (Emmy winner Will Ferrell) and his femme fatale girlfriend Valentina (Emmy nominee Sofia Vergara), and the family is forced to go on the run.

Despicable Me 4
Directed by Chris Renaud
Written by Mike White, Ken Daurio
Produced by Chris Meledandri, Brett Hoffman
Starring  Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Joey King, Sofia Vergara, Miranda Cosgrove, Stephen Colbert, Chloe Fineman, Steve Coogan
Production company : Illumination
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date : July 3, 2024 (World)

Photos : Copyright Illumination