Will Ferrell and Sofia Vergara join the “Despicable Me” family

The Despicable Me franchise has been a global phenomenon since its debut in 2010. The third film, made over $1 billion at the box office and surpassed ‘Shrek’ as the highest-grossing animated film franchise of all time.

Gru, Lucy and the three girls Margo, Edith and Agnes are back along with the Minions in Despicable Me 4. However, a new addition to the family has been added. with newborn baby Gru Jr – Gru Jr seems not to particularly like his dad as you see in the trailer, it becomes evident the relationship is a little rocky.

New Cast in Despicable Me 4

The fourth movie introduces new faces to the franchise, voiced by Will Ferrell, Joey King, Sofia Vergara, Stephen Colbert, Chloe Fineman and Madison Polan. Ferrell plays Maxime Le Mal, a new rival for Gru who wants to take over the world. Vergara is Valentina, Maxime’s glamorous and dangerous girlfriend.

Chris Renaud, who co-directed the first two films, is back for this one, while Ken Daurio is once again on writing duties, alongside The White Lotus’ Mike White.

Despicable Me 4 will be released in cinemas on July 12.

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