The first movie followed a villainous mastermind (Steve Carell), who connects with his paternal side when the trio of orphans he hires for an evil scheme melt his icy heart. The actor would play the elder half of a father/son duo, called El Macho and Machito. Further details about the plot of the sequel have yet to be revealed.
Steve Carell is expected to return as Gru alongside Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Kristen Wiig, and Julie Andrews. Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud will be teaming up to direct the upcoming animated comedy.
Despicable Me 2 comes to theaters July 3rd, 2013 and stars Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Ken Jeong, Miranda Cosgrove, Moises Arias, Russell Brand, Steve Coogan, Benjamin Bratt. The film is directed by Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud.