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'Despicable Me 2': DVD release date, plus Minions mini-movie clip -- EXCLUSIVE


What’s even more despicable than the sequel to Despicable Me?

That’d be Despicable Me 2 on DVD and Blu-ray, which comes packed with 45 minutes of bonus features — including three mini-movies starring Gru’s despicable lovable, gibberish-spouting Minions. Get a glimpse at one of the new shorts, “Panic in the Mailroom,” in the clip below.


'Despicable Me 2': Dana Gaier on voicing Gru's mischievous daughter Edith

Despicable Me 2 is full of many adorable creatures — of course in the form of those silly yellow minions — but we’re also talking about the three young girls ex-villain Gru has adopted.

The sequel to 2010 animation hit Despicable Me features Gru’s new daughters — Margo, Edith, and Agnes getting in on the action as Gru takes on a formidable new criminal alongside the Anti-Villain League. Dana Gaier, the New Jersey-based 15-year-old who voices mischievous tomboy Edith, chatted with EW about voice recording for both movies, why she thinks the minions are so popular, and what inspired her to create the anti-bullying website Got Your Back.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: What do you remember about when you found out you got the part of Edith for Despicable Me?
DANA GAIER: I flew out to L.A. for the call back. I was 11 then, in sixth grade. After I did Edith’s lines, I was in the kitchen, got something to eat, and one of the producers came in and said, “We have some really bad news.” And I was like, “Oh my God,” and I was about to be heartbroken, and they were like, “You’re gonna have to stay here all day, ’cause we want you to record the role!” And I started jumping up and down. I was freaking out. READ FULL STORY

'Despicable Me 2': Gru's got a crush. Plus: more minion antics -- EXCLUSIVE CLIP

In 2010 animation hit Despicable Me villain-turned-dad Gru learned to love three little girls who became his daughters. In the upcoming sequel, it looks like there might be some romantic love in Gru’s future. A new clip features the Steve Carell-voiced character mustering up the bravery to ask Lucy Wilde of the Anti-Villain League out on a date.

In this exclusive clip, Gru prepares to call up Lucy, a new character voiced by Kristen Wiig, who provided the voice for Miss Hattie in the first movie. And, of course, some minions make an appearance in this clip too, though it’s not a display of the adorable yellow guys at their most helpful.

Check out the video below to see this moment from the film and to learn who Gru has on his speed dial: READ FULL STORY

Steve Carell dresses as Gru, his 'Despicable Me 2' character, and dances for 'Ellen' -- VIDEO


Receiving a standing ovation from the audience, Steve Carell came out in full Gru-garb on Ellen (he even had the nose) to promote Despicable Me 2. Always committed, he kept in character the whole time, really stressing that accent! DeGeneres, trying to figure out the accent, asked him where he was from and he responded, “I’m from Albuquerque, New Mexico.” Adding, “Don’t push this topic.”

The audience of mostly (entirely?) adults absolutely loved all of it, especially when Carell danced like his character. Some things are just nice and this will definitely put a smile on your face.


'Despicable Me 2' clip shows how to avoid unwanted guests -- VIDEO


Steve Carell’s Gru and crew are back!

In a new clip from Despicable Me 2, Carell’s Gru seems to be softening up from his evil ways — but that doesn’t mean he wants to socialize. Enlisting his youngest daughter Agnes, he attempts to keep unwanted house guests away, but fans know things rarely work in his favor right away. While obviously geared at kids, the movie attracted adult A-list talent. In addition to Carell, the film will feature the voices of Kristen Wiig, Russell Brand, and Miranda Cosgrove.

Check out the clip below — which obviously features at least one minion sighting: READ FULL STORY

Get excited for 'Despicable Me 2' with a sighting of a giant Minion blimp

It doesn’t speak nonsense as it flies, but Universal Pictures is gearing up for the release of Despicable Me 2 with a coast-to-coast tour of an enormous, bright yellow Minion blimp.

Dubbed the “Despicablimp,” the huge balloon is kicking off its journey with an appearance at the Kids Choice Awards this Sunday in Los Angeles. From there it will journey 20,000 miles across the country, stopping at various cities. Sightings will also be tracked on the map on the blimp’s official site. You can even enter to win a ride aboard the Despicablimp, and tickets to the premiere.

For a look at the creation and triumphant first flight of the huge Minion, check out this video:

Maybe we can get just a “hoy ba boi!” or something out of it? Despicable Me 2 hits theaters July 3.

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‘Despicable Me 2′ trailer: The return of the minions
‘Despicable Me 2′ trailer: Minions, car submarines, and adorable quotes galore! — VIDEO

'Despicable Me 2' trailer: Minions, car submarines, and adorable quotes galore! -- VIDEO

Nothing warms our hearts like little Agnes and the minions. iTunes premiered the new trailer for Despicable Me 2 today and it reveals a lot more about the plot of the movie.

Gru is busy living a happy domestic life with his adopted children, until he’s called to action and asked to save the world. Since he knows how a super villain thinks, he’s the perfect person to stop a new bad guy.

Steve Coogan, Kristen Wiig, Al Pacino, (of course) Steven Carell, and many more lend their voices to the film which comes out July 3. READ FULL STORY

'Despicable Me 2' teaser trailer: Close Encounters of the Minion Kind? -- VIDEO

The minions of Despicable Me will be getting their own feature film spin-off in 2014, but if the new teaser trailer for next summer’s Despicable Me 2 is any indication, the pill-shaped, electric yellow henchmen of Steve Carell’s not-quite-nefarious Gru will also play a major role in the official sequel to the 2010 animated hit. Much of the clip features two of the minions goofing off after putting Gru’s three adopted daughters to bed — it seems “putt putt” means the same thing in English as it does in Minion-ese. But when they investigate a mysterious sound in their backyard, things take a decidedly otherworldly turn. Check it out below:  READ FULL STORY

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