Sunday, 30 April 2017

Everything you need to know about the Villain in Despicable ME 3.

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Despicable Me 3 Film:" Bratt was a former child star in the '80s and was on a hugely popular television show where he actually played a kid villain, until his life hit a wall when he hit puberty, and with all of the immediate awkwardness of puberty came a complete exodus of his entire audience base, and Bratt's never moved beyond that massive disappointment and is intent upon getting revenge against all of his fans who deserted him," says Illumination CEO and Despicable producer Chris Meledandri, describing the concept imagined by DM3 writers Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio.

Considering everything you'll need to learn about the brand new villain in Despicable Me 3, you'll have a strong leg up if you lived through the '80s.

Trey Parker-- yes, he, of South Park and Team America-- voices the newest enemy of Gru in the third Despicable Me movie, which pits the reformed supervillain (Steve Carell) against a formidable former child star named Balthazar Bratt. What you'll immediately notice about the character is how he's essentially trapped in a neon time-warp, as almost everything about him-- from exploding Rubik's Cubes and weaponized Simon sequences to purple shoulder pads and copious moonwalks-- is dripping in '80s nostalgia.

 Despicable ME 3: New Villain with 80s Dance Moves.

Despicable ME 3: New Villain

Enter Bratt's voice: Trey Parker. As Meledandri tells it, the character design informed and defined personality, but "the crowning moment" was associate producer Brett Hoffman's idea to ask South Park pioneer Parker-- "one of the strongest vocal performers of our time"-- to voice the villain. "It's a character that Trey immediately connected with, and in his first recording session, he shared with us that having Pierre direct him was the first time he had been directed by anybody other than himself, and he became such an important part of the creative team behind bringing the character to life," says Meledandri. "Trey was definitely invited to put things into his own words, which he did frequently, and other times, he 'd go right from what Cinco and Ken had written. But there are many little details Trey was contributing that became signature moves or expressions of Bratt."

Despicable Me 3 arrives in theaters June 30.

From that concept, character designer Eric Guillon ran wild and created a figure who oozed retro vibes; Bratt, he says, simply is the '80s, much like Gru is gothic or Vector (from the first film) is geek. "When I think about the '80s, the first thing that comes to my mind is music, then haircuts and shoulder pads," says Guillon, who attempted to combine a handful of different '80s hairstyles into one cohesive look. "I chose the erect hair and cut it straight on the top of the head for a few reasons. Graphically, it's radical and square, like Grace Jones' style, and when I was younger, I was fascinated by her because she's visually really strong. The other option was a ridiculous French singer from the '80s named Desireless, but I don't think anybody knows her." Bratt's mustache helps him come alive with expressions, says Guillon, while his bald spot demonstrates weakness and relatability in the character's loose grasp on his fleeting youth.

The final combination, as evidenced by the ludicrous and hilarious debut appearance of Bratt in the trailer, is a feast of creativity and character design-- a task that only increases the demand of ingenuity the longer the franchise continues. "Every time we sit down to come up with a new adversary for Gru, it's challenging because Gru is so formidable and distinctive himself with his own roots in villainy, so it really puts a heavy burden on defining who the new adversary is going to be," says Meledandri. "But this character, I feel, really plays to the strength of our creative team. And you can see it the moment you start watching him."

" When we meet Bratt today, he's an adult for whom, for all practical purposes, time has stopped in the '80s," Meledandri continues. "There's a lot of '80s texture that's fun to sit back and look for, whether it's a yo-yo or a throwback to specific dance moves, and there are references that are also kind of hidden away and not so front and center. And I think, without question, the association of Michael Jackson with the 1980s was important for us and the utilization of that was a great gateway through which to enter the movie because Jackson speaks so much to that era."

As for Bratt's toys, they're pulled from all across the catalogue-- the Gum gun, the Rubik's Cube, the emblematic keytar, a funky invention familiar to the franchise (the Lava Lamp Gun from Minions), and even a robot sidekick named Clive, a riff on tech toys like R.O.B. and Johnny 5. (Expect Clive, voiced by Andy Nyman, to be a surprise scene-stealer.) Miraculously-- but as tends to be fairly common for Guillon-- the final draft of Bratt still looks relatively close to the character's initial concept: Horrendously stylish, lankily flexible, sadly middle-aged, and wickedly juvenile.
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Despicable Me 3 will be part of Annecy International Animation Film Festival in June.

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Despicable Me 3 Movie:Although twins, Gru and Dru have different attitudes. Gru is always cynical and grumpy, while Dru is more optimistic and joyful. "I tried to target a lighter voice and an upbeat delivery," Carrell said.

Eric Guillon, the franchise's character designer, had difficulties upon coming up with a different version of Gru. However, the final version of Dru with blonde hair was one of his first options. "Often the first idea is the strongest," Guillon said.

Indeed, the brothers are physiologically identical-- in all ways, you'll notice, but follicles. "With the hair, there were so many possibilities, but the most difficult part was the shape of Dru's head," he says. "How can we create a haircut on a head that doesn't have a forehead?!".

" I'm always excited to see what they have in store for the next step of Gru's life, but finding out he has a twin brother and playing opposite the character I 'd already established was really, really fun," Carrell said in an interview with Entertainment Weekly.

" Despicable Me 3," however, will be released in the U.S. officially on June 30.

Despicable Me 3 Cast, Character Names and Voiced By:

  • Gru -Steve Carell
  • Lucy -Kristen Wiig
  • Margo -Miranda Cosgrove
  • Edith -Dana Gaier
  • Agnes -Nev Scharrel
  • Dru -Steve Carrell
  • Villian -Trey Parker

Separating brother from brother was a hazardous mission unto itself, especially for Carell. "I knew I wanted them to live in the same world," the actor says of the brothers' accents. "Since Gru clearly doesn't come from any country specifically, and it's sort of a catch-all accent, if you will, I wanted his brother to not have the exact same accent but be from maybe a country a couple countries over." Geography be damned, you'll undeniably hear the fraternal link. "Whereas I see Gru as being pretty cynical, a little bit of a grump, darker, more cynical, and more sarcastic, Dru is ebullient and happy and earnest and joyful at all times, so I tried to target a lighter voice and an upbeat delivery. They needed familial similarities in their accents but be distinctive enough that clearly they were very different upbringings.".

The actor also added that the upcoming movie will touch on sibling rivalries, and how people find out more about themselves through biological connections.

" I'm always excited to see what they have in store for the next step of Gru's life, but finding out he has a twin brother and playing opposite the character I 'd already established was really, really fun," says Carell, 54. "I admire how we touch on sibling rivalries and what you find out about yourself through your own biological connections with people."

The challenge of differentiating a Dru from a Gru didn't just fall to the voice actor; character designer Eric Guillon, who's responsible for the majority of the now-famous characters in the franchise, had to contend with his past creation to re-imagine a new one. "Should they look exactly the same? Same face, same body? The final version of Dru-- blonde hair and white suit-- was one of the first options that I created, playing with the contrast, and we went through different options but eventually went back to that first one where we felt the personality of Dru was most defined," says Guillon. "Often the first idea is the strongest.".

Their happy family life is disrupted yet again when news about a long-lost twin brother, Dru (also voiced by Steve Carrell), comes to light. Gru and Dru will then embark on yet another heist as partners.

To that end, reformed supervillain Gru is as biologically connected as ever when Despicable Me 3 picks up (on June 30). He's nestling into newlywed life with his three daughters and secret agent wife, Lucy (Kristen Wiig), but Gru's happy home is uprooted when a botched mission leads to his unceremonious firing from the Anti-Villain League and a subsequent chance encounter with his well-coiffed brother Dru, who tempts Gru with a return to erstwhile criminal ways.

The official Annecy Animation competition lineup includes "Animal Crackers," "Zombillenium," "Ethel and Ernest," and Japanese animated films "Lu Over the Wall," "My Silent Voice," and "In This Corner of the World" among others.

Despicable Me" Despicable Me 3" arrives on June 30, 2017.

Despicable Me 3

The organizers announced this on Monday, April 24, and along with "Despicable Me 3," "The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales" and Pixar's "Coco" will also be part of the event's highlights.

Voicing his fourth Despicable Me movie, Carell is more than familiar with his recording booth habits, but the actor humbled at the idea that he swapped between both characters with lightning speed. "I 'd do one character for the first part of the session and then switch over. I couldn't sit there and just talk to myself back and forth-- I'm not that good," he laughs.

The third installment of the animated film "Despicable Me" will be one of the highlights of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, which will be held on June 12 to 17.

If you like Steve Carell, you're going to love Steve Carell's new costar, Steve Carell. The actor pulls double duty voicing dastardly dad Gru and his long-lost twin brother, Dru, in the latest installment of Universal's wickedly popular Despicable Me series.
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Tuesday, 4 April 2017

This Time its Gru Vs. Balthazar Bratt in Despicable Me 3-Trailer #1

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Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have released the first trailer and poster for Despicable Me 3, bringing our first look at the sequel's new villain, Balthazar Bratt, played by South Park creator Trey Parker. This footage shows Balthazar Bratt, stuck in the 80s, using a high-tech Rubix Cube and challenging Gru to a dance-off to Michael Jackson's hit song "Bad." We also get our first look at "Grucy," with Gru (Steve Carell) and Lucy (Kristen Wiig) teaming up to take on this despicable new villain.

Gru Vs. Balthazar Bratt in Despicable Me 3

Gru Vs. Balthazar Bratt in Despicable Me 3

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. No further cast members have been confirmed at this time, but now that the first trailer has arrived, perhaps the full cast list will be coming in the near future.

The first Despicable Me movie earned $251.5 million domestically and $543.1 million worldwide, from a $69 million budget, during its theatrical run in 2010. The 2013 sequel Despicable Me 2 fared even better, taking in $368 million domestically and $602.7 million internationally, for a worldwide total of $970.7 million. Last year's spin-off Minions broke the bank as well, earning $336 million domestically and $832.3 million internationally, for a worldwide tally of $1.1 billion from a $74 million budget. Take a look at the first trailer and poster below for Despicable Me 3.

Despicable Me 3 will go up against Warner Bros.' comedy The House, starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler on June 30, 2017. It also falls smack-dab between two other summer blockbusters, Paramount's Transformers: The Last Knight (June 23, 2017) and Sony/Marvel's Spider-Man: Homecoming (July 7, 2017), so it may have its work cut out for it at the box office. Then again, if the first two movies and the Minions spin-off are any indication, this sequel will be another huge hit for Illumination.

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.
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The Official Trailer #2 of Despicable Me3 reveals the twin brother of Gru !

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his summer, villainy runs in the family. Steve Carell is Gru and Dru. Watch the new trailer for Despicable Me 3, in theaters June 30. It arrives along with the all-new poster & photos which you can check out below.

Trailer #2 of Despicable Me 3

Though Despicable Me is arriving just one week after the sure to be blockbuster hit Transformers: The Last Knight, it will most likely reign supreme during its first week of release in what is becoming a very crowded summer market place. Its main competition that week is the horror movie Amityville: Awakening, which truthfully doesn't stand a chance against Gru, Dru, and the Minions. It will also open against the comedy The House, starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler as a struggling couple who open an illegal gambling casino in their home to pay for their daughter's college. Despicable Me may not enjoy its top spot at the box office for very long, though, as the long-awaited Spider-Man: Homecoming arrives just one week later, rebooting that franchise for Sony and bringing Marvel officially into the fold.

This all new trailer arrives courtesy of Illumination. The first Despicable Me arrived in 2010 and proved to be a big franchise for Illumination Entertainment, it's first movie. It also marked director Pierre Coffin's directorial debut, with the man back at the helm for this third adventure. The series also has a successful spin-off in Minions, released in 2015. Fear not fans, as those little yellow gibber-jabber machines are back in full force here.

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. The film will be released in theaters on June 30, 2017.

This all new 3D-CG Comedy-Adventure also star Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Nev Scharrel, Steve Coogan, Jenny Slate and Julie Andrews. This latest trailer reveals Gru's big family secret. That he has a twin bother named Dru. And guess what? This guy is a really bad influence on Gru. Not to mention he has a beautiful head of hair any man would be jealous of. But when you're as bald as Gru ... Well, you can guess where this is going.

Illumination, who brought audiences Despicable Me and the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, continues the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters, Margo, Edith and Agnes, and the Minions in Despicable Me 3. Directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, co-directed by Eric Guillon and written by Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio, the animated film is produced by Illumination's Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, and executive produced by Chris Renaud.

Official Trailer #2 Of Despicable Me 3

But Gru and Dru will have that first weekend to remember for a lifetime, and the Despicable Me franchise shows no signs of slowing down. Get your first look at the all-new sequel right here, right now. This is going to be one fun summer!
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Sunday, 5 March 2017

" Despicable Me 3" Official Trailer on YouTube.Minions are back to make you fall in love with them.

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The Despicable Me franchise is a behemoth. Not only did the first two movies in the series absolutely kill it at the box office around the globe, but last year's its first spin-off, Minions, managed to out-pace both of them and make over $1 billion. Thanks to this success, Despicable Me 3 was inevitable, and now the first details have been revealed-- specifically that Steve Carell will be playing dual roles, and that South Park's Trey Parker has been cast as the film's new antagonist, Balthazar Bratt.

It was Universal Pictures' turn to take the stage at Caesar's Palace on Wednesday afternoon at CinemaCon-- the annual convention in Las Vegas held for theater owners-- and when Illumination Entertainment executive Chris Meledandri took the microphone, he delivered some key details about what fans can expect to see in Despicable Me 3. For starters, it was revealed that a key theme in the movie will be sibling rivalry, and this will come about thanks to the sudden emergence of Drew, the long-lost identical twin of Gru. Steve Carell will be voicing both of the brothers in the sequel, and they really do look exactly the same-- with the exceptions being that Drew has a full head of blond hair, and dresses all in white instead of shades of grey.

Not much was revealed about how Drew will fit into the larger plot of Despicable Me 3, but Chris Meledandri did deliver a whole bunch of information about the villainous Balthazar Bratt, who you can see below in a first-look image:

Despicable Me 3

If you're thinking that this guy looks like he's been ripped straight out of the 1980s, then you are absolutely correct. Balthazar Bratt is described as being a former '80s child star who has been pissed off at the world ever since he hit puberty and his show was cancelled. He hates being mocked, and that fact drives him to plot global domination-- because people can't make fun of you if you're in charge of the Earth, right?

Discussing Parker's performance in the movie, Chris Meledandri said that the filmmaker was absolutely elated after completing his voice recording sessions, because he didn't have to stick around and try and fix the problems in the second act.

Fans still have to wait a while for the theatrical arrival of Despicable Me 3, as the film isn't set to be released until June 30, 2017, but be sure to stay tuned in the coming months for more details.

After two increasingly successful entries and a prequel that also broke big, Universal's Despicable Me animated franchise continues to work as smoothly as a dastardly moon-shrinking ray. Accordingly, the summer 2017 arrival of Despicable Me 3 ranks up there with the most anticipated releases of the year. While it's still quite a long while before that film drops, the debut trailer and everything else we know should satiate fans.

Despiccable Me 3 Trailer

Enjoy the trailer, which reveals Trey Parker's villainous addition to the franchise.

Despicable Me 3 Story.

The official synopsis is as follows:.

Gru faces off against Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who grows up to become obsessed with the character he played in the '80s; and gets into some sibling rivalry when he meets his long lost twin brother, Dru.

Despicable Me 3 Cast and Crew.

Despicable Me 3 unsurprisingly features the return of Steve Carell reprising his role as Gru, the villain turned hero(?) of this saga, as well as his new wife Lucy, voiced here by Kristen Wiig. The film, however, most eye-catchingly has persuaded Trey Parker, co-creator and frequent vocal talent of South Park, to play the washed up child prodigy turned supervillain, Balthazar Bratt. Miranda Cosgrove also returns as Margo, Gru and Lucy's oldest adopted daughter. Dana Gaier and Russell Brand are also back. However, Nev Scharrel replaces Elsie Fisher as young Agnes.

Behind the scenes, Despicable Me 3 also has had a small creative shakeup since 2013's Despicable Me 2, with returning co-director Pierre Coffin now sharing directorial duties with Kyle Balda, in lieu of Chris Renaud. The Coffin/Balda directorial lineup headed the helm on the 2015 prequel/spinoff Minions.

Despicable Me 3 Release Date.

The film is set to hit theaters on June 30, 2017.
Gru, Lucy, and the Minions are back, and up against a new villain-- the shoulder-pad sporting, moonwalking Balthazar Bratt.

The "Despicable Me 3" trailer features Bratt (voiced by "South Park" creator Trey Parker) moonwalking on the ocean and up the side of a ship on a pair of skis, while clad in a purple jumpsuit and mullet, as Michael Jackson's "Bad" pays in the background. Meanwhile back at the Anti-Villain League headquarters, they suspect they are witnessing a monster on the loose, until one member recognizes the villain for who he really is: "That's no monster-- that's a man wearing shoulder pads!".

Bratt is a former '80s child star whose show got canceled after he hit puberty. Now he plans on executing a full-fledged world domination.

Gru (Steve Carell) and his wife Lucy (Kristen Wiig) embark on a mission to defeat their newest nemesis, and it appears that Bratt's battle of choice against Gru is a dance-off.

The film is the fourth in the multi-billion-dollar franchise from Illumination Entertainment. Illumination released the "Despicable Me" spinoff, "Minions," in 2015. It grossed $1.2 billion worldwide. "Despicable Me" and "Despicable Me 2" debuted in 2010 and 2013, respectively.

" Despicable Me 3" is directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin, and will hit theaters on June 30.
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