The Minions Goof off in a New Halloween-Themed Despicable Me 2 Trailer

The Minions in Despicable Me 2 (2013) Movie Image

With those silly minions of his always goofing off on the job, it’s amazing Gru (Steve Carell’s character) ever gets anything done in the “Despicable Me” movies. The latest trailer for the CG sequel finds the minions once again doing what minions do, which is goof off and then get abducted. Or something. Check out the latest trailer for “Despicable Me 2″, which hints at a greater threat. Or at least, the shadow of one.

The sequel arrives in theaters on July 3rd, 2013, which is Summer, in case you weren’t sure. This is a kid’s movie, after all, and those minions will really pack in the kids. I personally feel sorry for the poor schmucks who have to clean up the auditoriums after the legion of kids get through with each showing. What a way to earn a living…

Carell, of course, returns as the voice of Gru, with Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud once again directing. And of course, this isn’t the only “Despicable” treat you’ll be getting. There’s also that “Minion” spin-off movie to look forward to…

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