After the mesmerising hit of the debut season of Minions, fans are eagerly anticipating the outing of season 2. Will the comedy, drama, tale, lambency, and mystic translate into the second season? Will we see more of Minions 2: The Rise of Gru? If you want clues to all of these questions, make sure you bookmark this page or subscribe to us!
Minions 2: The Rise of Gru: Exclusive details
Minions is an American computer-animated comedy-drama, mystic film, which was released on July 1, 2022. The movie is directed by Kyle Balda, with Brad Abelson and Jonathan del Val as co-directors.
The film sees the return of Steve Carell as Gru, and Pierre Coffin as the Minions, along with Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, RZA, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, and Alan Arkin.
Produced by Illumination in association with Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy and Chris Renaud, the series is a continuation of the Despicable Me franchise.
Minions 2: The Rise of Gru: Release Date
Originally, Minions: The Rise of Gru was planned for public release on July 3, 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic protocols, the date of release was postponed. Also, after the first wave of the pandemic, it was scheduled for July 2, 2021, but again due to the second wave, it got cancelled. However, Illumination announced the release date of Minions 2: The Rise of Gru on July 1, 2022 (via UniversalPictures)
Minions have earned tons of positive reviews from critics. Also, the movie managed to score decent ratings on all the review aggregator websites.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the film secured a 55% Tomato score and 49 % audience approval ratings, whereas, on IMDb, this movie holds a rating of 6.4 out of 10.
Minions 2: The Rise of Gru: Voice Cast
The official voice-over artist list for season 2 hasn’t been released yet. However, we can expect to hear the same voice of the lead cast, including Gru, Kevin, Bob and others.
The voice-over cast list for season 2 might include:
- Pierre Coffin would be seen voicing Kevin, Stuart, Bob, Otto, and all others Minions as well.
- Steve Carell might voice Gru
- Taraji P. Henson may voice-over Belle Bottom, the leader of The Vicious 6.
- Michelle Yeoh will be giving his voice as Master Chow
- Jean-Claude Van Damme as Jean Clawed, the giant lobster clawed member of The Vicious 6.
- Lucy Lawless would give her voice as Nunchuck, the nun member of The Vicious 6.
- Dolph Lundgren voicing Svengeance, a member of The Vicious 6.
- Danny Trejo will voice over Stronghold’s role, a member of The Vicious 6.
- Russell Brand as Dr Nefario, an absent-minded scientist who eventually becomes Gru’s assistant in the future.
- Julie Andrews would be seen voicing Marlena, Gru’s mother
Minions 2: The Rise of Gru: Trailer
The trailer of the movie is already out, watch it here.
Minions 2: The Rise of Gru: Where to Watch?
Minions: The Rise of Gru was announced to be streamed on NBCUniversal’s Peacock for four months of its theatrical release, as part of an 18-month deal. As per the leaks, after four months of its release, the film would then move to Netflix for the next 10 months, before retreating to Peacock for the last four months.