Despicable Me 3
The team who brought you Despicable Me and the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, returns to continue the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions. Despicable Me 3, directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, co-directed by Eric Guillon, and written by Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio, will be released in theaters on June 30, 2017.
The animated film is produced by Illumination’s Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, and executive produced by Chris Renaud.
Joining Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig in Despicable Me 3 is Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winner Trey Parker, co-creator of Comedy Central’s global phenomenon South Park and the Broadway smash The Book of Mormon. Parker voices the role of villain Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ‘80s, and proves to be Gru’s most formidable nemesis to date.
- Steve Carell as Gru, the adoptive father of Margo, Edith, and Agnes, husband of Lucy, and the current boss of the Minions. Carell will also voice Gru’s long-lost twin brother Dru.
- Kristen Wiig as Lucy Wilde, an Anti-Villain League agent, Gru’s wife and the girls’ new mother.
- Trey Parker as Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who grows up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ’80s and bent on world domination.
- Miranda Cosgrove as Margo, Gru and Lucy’s oldest adopted daughter.
- Dana Gaier as Edith, Gru and Lucy’s middle adopted daughter.
- Nev Scharrel as Agnes, Gru and Lucy’s youngest adopted daughter.
Steve Burke, the NBCUniversal CEO, confirmed in September 2013, that a third film in the Despicable Me series is in development. Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio, the writers of the first two films, will return to write the screenplay for also this film. On April 13, 2016, Trey Parker, co-creator of South Park, was cast as the main antagonist for the film, Balthazar Bratt.