Before the film, four minions, include Mel, Kevin, Stuart and Bob, stand at the logo of Illumination Entertainment. Kevin plays a harmonica, sings a G tone with the solfège "La", and then he starts a chorus of "Illumination" with other three minions in D key. The high-pitched voice of Bob causes the light of some letters of the logo goes out.
These letters can become a word "MINION". On the other hand, before , the letters of "MINION" spawn first.
The Secret Life of Pets A lizard man similar to one in the film can be seen when Johnny was talking to his dad at prison.
Minions The film features over 85 hit songs from the 1940s to the present day.
This is Taron Egerton's first time working on an animated feature. He has stated that he has a love for singing.
The second Illumination Entertainment's musical film, after .
The Lorax Sing is Illumination Entertainment's first longest film, with a running time of 107 minutes.
It is Seth MacFarlane's first voiceover work in a full-length animated feature not under his studio's Fuzzy Door Productions label.
A sneak peek of the teaser trailer was released on February 11, 2016, featuring animals singing certain popular songs:
A pig ( Gunter) sings (and dancing to) Bad Romance by Lady Gaga.
A buffalo sings Butterfly by Crazy Town.
A sheep sings Kiss from a Rose by Seal.
A trio of rabbits sing Anaconda by Nicki Minaj.
A snail sings Ride Like the Wind by Christopher Cross.
The pig (Rosita) that tripped was starting to sing Venus by Bananarama.
This was the fourth animated feature film of 2016 following Kung Fu Panda 3, Zootopia, and The Angry Birds Movie, to be set in a world of anthropomorphic animals.
This is the first time that two Illumination Entertainment films were released in the same year. was released 5 months before Sing.
The Secret Life of Pets This film marks the 1st CGI film and 2nd family film since Tooth Fairy that Seth MacFarlane has been involved in.
In the full-length official trailer, the gorilla Johnny sings The Way I Feel Inside by The Zombies and 'Stay With Me' by Sam Smith.
This is the second film in 2016 to feature Scarlett Johansson in a voice-over role, following The Jungle Book (2016).
This is Reese Witherspoon's second animated movie since Monsters vs. Aliens (2009).
The first film to be directed by Garth Jennings in nearly ten years following Son of Rambow (2007). This film also represents first foray into animated filmmaking.
The official teaser trailer was released on "President's Day" in (February 15) 2016.
This will be the first collaboration between Reese Witherspoon and Matthew McConaughey since Mud (2012).
This marks the 2nd time that Seth MacFarlane has played a character named Mike after the Family Guy episode, Cool Hand Peter where Peter tricks Lois on the phone.
This is the first Illumination Entertainment film to not feature any humans.
This is the first Illumination Entertainment film to be released in December.
It is also Universal Pictures' third animated theatrical film released in December, after in 1995 and Balto in 2008.
The Tale of Despereaux This marks British composer Joby Talbot's first scoring debut in an animated film.
A Wilhelm Scream is heard when Richard, a water buffalo, steps on Raymond, a snail.
With the running time of 1 hour and 48 minutes, this is the longest Illumination film in history.
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