The co-director of Illumination Entertainment’s highly anticipated animated spin-off details the challenge of giving the loveable yellow sidekicks of ‘Despicable Me’ and ‘Despicable Me 2’ their own film.
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Stellar voice cast for the fifth Illumination Entertainment-Universal collaboration includes Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Albert Brooks.
‘Interstellar’ actor is the first to board the untitled animated project to be directed by Garth Jennings.
With awards season in full swing, The Hollywood Reporter rounds up five top animators from this year’s contenders -- Chris Buck, Dan Scanlon, Chris Wedge, Kristine Belson and Chris Meledandri -- for a roundtable discussion on the business of animation.
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 shatters industry records in home entertainment debut, bringing in $80 million in its first week; Blu-ray And DVD outsells all animated titles released in the past three years and marks the highest sales ever for any animated blu-ray title in its opening week.