Mad Men star Jon Hamm will voice the lead role in Minions, the spinoff of Universal Pictures/Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me franchise.
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At CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Universal Pictures touted its summer slate, including comic-book films R.I.P.D., 2 Guns and Kick-Ass 2, and revealed details on sequels to Fast & Furious, Snow White and the Huntsman, The Bourne Legacy and Pitch Perfect.
NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke recently said the company’s strategy is going to be to make more franchises, starting with Ted and The Bourne Legacy.
In news that surprises no-one, the success of Despicable Me means that a follow-up is already in the works – as well as a spin-off.
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse may have broken box office records when it opened last week, but apparently vampires don’t sparkle in the long-term; the evil geniuses behind animated movie Despicable Me managed to steal the box office crown this weekend.
Universal’s Despicable Me, which opens July 9th, is a charming family film. Featuring a fine vocal performance from Steve Carrell, the film offers a journey that is well made and genuinely heartwarming. SPINOFF has a review.
Despicable Me producer Chris Meledandri spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about the origins of the film, the effect of actor Steve Carell’s performance, and the benefits of getting animators together early.