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Despicable Me 3 is a future film to air on June 30, 2017. Rapid things may occur in the meantime.
Despicable Me 3
Film information
Directed by Pierre Coffin
Kyle Balda[1]
Written by Cinco Paul
Ken Daurio
Music by Heitor Pereira
Studio Illumination Entertainment
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date June 30, 2017
Language English
Preceded by Despicable Me 2
Followed by Minions 2
Despicable Me 3 (stylized as DESPICABLE M3) is an upcoming 2017 American 3D computer-animated film produced by Illumination Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Despicable Me film series and a sequel to 2013's Despicable Me 2. The film is scheduled for release on June 30, 2017, by Universal Pictures.


Gru is living his normal life as an agent and consultant for the Anti-Villain League as well as a lovely father and husband for Lucy.

But then, he must face against his most formidable nemesis yet in the form of Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who grew up to become obsessed with the character he played in the 80's and bent on conquering the entire world. Just as he has the task to save the world from total annihilation once again, he comes into a sibling rivalry when he unexpectedly meets his longtime lost twin brother, Dru.



Steve Burke, the NBCUniversal CEO, confirmed in September 2013, that a third film in the Despicable Me series is in the works.[2] In January 2014, it was announced to be released on June 30, 2017.[3]

On April 13, 2016; During CinemaCon, Universal revealed Steve Carell to voice his character Gru and now his long-lost twin Dru, with South Park creator Trey Parker joining the cast, voicing villain Balthazar Bratt.[4]


  1. CinemaCon 2016: Illumination Entertainment Unveils ‘Grinch’ and ‘Despicable Me 3’, Rotoscopers
  2. Comcast's CEO Presents at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference (Transcript) "One of the real gems inside our company is Illumination the animation studio led by Chris Meledandri and Despicable Me 2, which came out this summer is the most profitable film in the 100 year history of the Universal and there will obviously be another reopening a film called Minions, which are the minions from Despicable Me next Christmas and then there will be Despicable Me 3."
  3. Despicable Me 3 and Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Set for 2017
  4. CinemaCon Twitter Annoucement.


Despicable Me
Released film(s)
Despicable Me (2010) • Despicable Me 2 (2013) • Minions (2015)
Upcoming film(s)
Despicable Me 3 (2017) • Minions 2 (2020)
Short films
Minion Madness (Home MakeoverOrientation DayBanana) (2010) • (PuppyPanic in the MailroomTraining Wheels) (2013) • (Binky Nelson UnpacifiedCompetitionCro Minion) (2015) • Mower Minions (2016)

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