Join Gru and his mischievous minions for another uproarious adventure as they face off against the new villain Maxime Le Mal in ‘Despicable Me 4!’
Prepare for another hilarious adventure with ‘Despicable Me 4,’ the latest installment in this American animated franchise. Reuniting beloved voice talents like Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, and more, this film promises laughter and excitement. The recently unveiled trailer offers a glimpse into the chaos as Gru, the reformed supervillain, faces a new adversary, all while protecting his cherished family and saving the world. Under the direction of Chris Renaud, known for his work on ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ and previous ‘Despicable Me’ films, this eagerly awaited movie will hit theaters on July 4, 2024. Join us as we delve into the depths of this highly anticipated addition to the franchise.
In the opening scene of the trailer, the iconic tune of Guns N'Roses' 1987 hit ‘Sweet Child O'Mine’ sets the stage, offering a glimpse into Gru's domestic life as he returns home to his loving family: his three adopted daughters, his wife, and his newborn son. But the tranquil atmosphere is swiftly shattered when Maxime Le Mal, Gru's formidable new adversary, escapes from prison with vengeance on his mind, thrusting Gru into a whirlwind of action. As Gru and his family embark on a daring journey, aided by their mischievous minions, they find themselves entangled in a high-stakes heist. With unity and determination, they stand together to safeguard their loved ones and confront the looming threat posed by the new villain.
Returning to voice their beloved characters from the earlier films, we have Miranda Cosgrove, Kristen Wiig, Chris Renaud, Steve Coogan, Pierre Coffin, and Dana Gaier. Steve Carell is back as the reformed supervillain Gru, while Kristen Wiig will once again portray Gru's wife, Lucy Wilde, and Miranda Cosgrove takes on the role of Gru's adopted daughter, Margo. Steven Coogan returns as Silas Ramsbottom, and Nev Scharrel and Dana Gaier reportedly voice Agnes Gru and Edith Gru, respectively. Adding to the excitement, we have Will Ferrell joining the cast as Maxime Le Mal, the film's main antagonist and Sofia Vergara as Maxime’s girlfriend Valentina.
For the ultimate ‘Despicable Me’ experience, dive into the series chronologically to fully appreciate the evolution of the lovable characters and their adventures. Begin your journey with ‘Minions’ (2015), which provides a hilarious backstory on the mischievous yellow creatures before they met Gru. Next, delve into the prequel ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ (2022), exploring Gru's early days and his encounter with the Minions. Then, transition seamlessly into the heartwarming original film ‘Despicable Me’ (2010), where Gru discovers the joys of fatherhood while navigating his life as a reformed supervillain. Follow up with ‘Despicable Me 2’ (2013), as Gru navigates the challenges of parenthood and love while facing a new threat. Finally, conclude your ‘Despicable Me’ marathon with ‘Despicable Me 3’ (2017), where Gru encounters his long-lost twin brother and battles a formidable adversary. Watching the films in this order will ensure a delightful and cohesive viewing experience with ‘Despicable Me 4.’ And if you have already watched these movies, you are ready to go!