Not only is Universal planning a Despicable Me sequel (due out on July 3, 2013), but they've also wisely given the most popular characters of the blossoming franchise their own movie too. Yup, as previously reported the Minions are getting their own solo effort in an attempt to see how strong the legs really are on this property. Uni has just set a release date for the film, with the tiny little workers hitting theaters on December 19th, 2014, right in time for Christmas. If both the Despicable Me sequel and the Minions movie do gangbusters at the box office, it'd be a heckuva nice present for the studio, who'd have a big summer property and holiday property that they can keep churning out for the kids to devour.
There's no word on plot yet, but there's this teaser for Despicable Me 2 to get you all warmed up to the idea.
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