‘Despicable Me 4’ Trailer: Steve Carell’s Gru Has a New Nemesis, Voiced By Will Ferrell, and a Baby Boy


The first trailer has arrived for Despicable Me 4, the first Despicable Me movie in seven years and the sixth film in the overall franchise (which includes the Minions movies.

Supervillain-turned-Anti-Villain League-agent Gru (Steve Carell, returning to voice the character), Lucy (Kristen Wigg) and their girls welcome a baby boy to the family. Unfortunately for Fru, little Gru Jr. seems intent on tormenting his dad. As if that isn’t enough, Gru and his family are forced to go on the run when a nemesis, Maxime Le Mal (Will Ferrell) and his femme fatale girlfriend Valentina (Sofia Vergara), goes after him.

The voice cast includes newcomers Joey King (Bullet Train), Stephen Colbert (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) and Chloe Fineman (Saturday Night Live), with Pierre Coffin returnings as the iconic voice of the Minions and Steve Coogan as Silas Ramsbottom.

The animated film is directed by Minions co-creator Chris Renaud (Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets) and the screenplay was written by White Lotus creator Mike White and Despicable Me franchise veteran Ken Daurio.

Despicable Me 4 opens in Australia on June 20th and the U.S. on July 3rd.