Despicable Me's 'Minions' spin-off film gets first trailer

As close to a sure-thing as any CG animated project can be.

Published Mon, Nov 3 2014 8:51 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:13 PM CST

A surprise hit for the joint French / U.S. studio Illumination Entertainment in 2010, 'Despicable Me' has gone on to to become a lucrative new franchise for the fledgling studio, with its 2013 sequel 'Despicable Me 2' grossing just shy of an astonishing billion dollars worldwide.

Despicable Me's 'Minions' spin-off film gets first trailer |

Now the studio has unveiled the first theatrical trailer for its upcoming spin-off 'Minions' which is focused solely on the diminutive yellow creatures. Based on this first look at the film, which shows the history of the race up until now, it could very well entertain the adults as much as the kids.

'Minions' is released in the US on July 15th, 2015.

Ben joined the TweakTown team in 2008 and has since reviewed 100s of movies. Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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