Will Ferrell Revealed as Gru’s New Foe in Despicable Me 4 Trailer

The much-anticipated trailer for the fourth installment of the wildly popular animated comedy series “Despicable Me” has been released by Illumination studios. Slated for a theater release on July 3, 2024, the new footage presents an exciting taste of the adventures to come, with familiar faces returning alongside fresh characters. Among the novelties is a villain, Maxime Le Mal, voiced by Will Ferrell, and a cute but mischievous new family member for the unluckily reformed villain Gru: Gru Jr.

“Despicable Me 4”: What Can We Expect?

“Despicable Me 4” is the creation of directors Chris Renaud and Patrick Delage, and features a screenplay composed by Mike White, creator of “The White Lotus”, and Ken Daurio. The film will feature the voice talents of Steve Carell as Gru, Miranda Cosgrove as Margo, Kristen Wiig as Lucy, Dana Gaier as Edith, Madison Polan as Agnes, Steve Coogan as Silas Ramsbottom and Pierre Coffin as the lovable Minions. New voices in the franchise include Will Ferrell, Sofia Vergara, Joey King, Stephen Colbert, and Chloe Fineman. The movie is produced by Chris Meledandri and Brett Hoffman.

According to the official synopsis, this first “Despicable Me” movie in seven years sees the return of everyone’s favorite Anti-Villain League-agent, Gru. The story ushers in a new era of Minion chaos in “Illumination’s Despicable Me 4”. A new chapter begins for Gru, Lucy and their girls, welcoming a new member to the Gru family, Gru Jr, who seems to enjoy giving his dad a hard time. The plot thickens with the introduction of a new enemy, Maxime Le Mal, alongside his femme fatale girlfriend, Valentina (Vergara). Consequently, the Gru family finds themselves on the run.

Official “Despicable Me 4” Trailer

Wrapping Up

The “Despicable Me 4” trailer gives audiences a sneak-peek into the latest escapades of Gru and his unique clan, promising a host of fresh adventures. It’s an exciting time for fans of the franchise, who’ve had to wait seven long years for a new entry into the series. For more news, reviews, and comprehensive previews, visit HitPlay.app.

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