DESPICABLE ME opens today, July 9th, from Universal Studios.
“In a happy suburban neighborhood surrounded by white picket fences and flowering rose bushes sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbors, hidden deep beneath this home is a vast secret hideout.
Surrounded by an army of mischievous little minions, we discover Gru (Steve Carell) planning the biggest heist in the history of the world. He is going to steal the moon (Yes, the moon!) in Universal’s new 3-D CGI feature, DESPICABLE ME.
Gru delights in all things wicked. Armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze rays and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand in his way. That is, until the day he encounters the immense will of three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen: a potential Dad.
One of the world’s greatest super-villains has just met his greatest challenge: three little girls named Margo, Edith and Agnes.”
Also starring the voices of Jason Segel, Kristen Wiig, Will Arnett, Danny McBride, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, and Jack McBrayer.
Screenplay by Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul
Directed by the team of Pierre Coffin, John Cohen, Chris Renaud, and Sergio Pablos.
Rated PG, full of comic sci-fi devices, probably good fun for the kids and easy on the adults.