Another New International Teaser Trailer for Despicable Me
by Alex Billington
February 15, 2010
Universal has debuted another brand new teaser trailer for their big summer animated movie Despicable Me over on the Times Online in the UK (via SlashFilm). In December we were introduced to Gru's minions, those annoying little yellow guys that are both likable and hateable (depending on who you are), and now we get to see more of them. I still don't really know what these guys are supposed to do and I still really don't know what this movie is actually about, but it is looking a little bit better with each and every new teaser. So by July it should look good, right? I don't know, I just can't get behind this movie at all. What do you think?
Watch an international teaser trailer for Universal's Despicable Me:
A trio of orphan girls cause the normally deplorable and evil Gru to rethink his plan to steal the moon.
Despicable Me is co-directed by Pierre Coffin (Gary's Fall), Chris Renaud (No Time for Nuts), and Sergio Pablos (Tarzan) of the new animation house Illumination Entertainment. The screenplay was co-written by writing partners Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul of films like Bubble Boy, The Santa Clause 2, Horton Hears a Who!, College Road Trip. Universal is bringing Despicable Me to theaters on July 9th, 2010 next summer.
Reader Feedback - 12 Comments
Awful. Theses little yellow fellows look likes perfect marketing character = mix of kawaï japan character and of nuts rabbits (from Rayman game). Just uninteresting and the film is going to be a fail.
Gort on Feb 15, 2010
i think it looks a lot of fun good track record so far.
Steve on Feb 15, 2010
#1 Exactly what i thought: Rayman's rabbits!
Ricardo on Feb 15, 2010
Clover on Feb 15, 2010
I said it twice before and I will say it again. I cannot wait for this movie. Steve Carell is pure comic genius. This looks far more entertaining that most kids movies of recent times. Planet 51 being the prime example.
Link1983 on Feb 15, 2010
...haha. You never know this could surprise.
Xerxex on Feb 15, 2010
This actually looks pretty funny, and i have to agree completely that steve carell is amazing! But if the plot sucks then the movie will suck. Overall, this seems pretty decent. We'll just have to wait and see.
Movers on Feb 15, 2010
Just put this on DVD in the $5 bin at Walmart, next to Igor, Hoodwinked, Barnyard, Over the Hedge and all the other crap animated movies being pumped out that can't even come close to the spectre of Pixar's work. Universal has done some decent stuff, but mostly just uninteresting(even to ACTUAL children) pap.
Scotty97 on Feb 15, 2010
Hoodwinked was awesome. Over the Hedge was good too. Scotty97, you're putting Pixar on a pedestal. I bet you only love their movies because others tell you to. Yeah they make great movies but they aren't the standard. Since animated movies started receiving Oscars, They have only won four. Dreamworks is right there with them.
Ariel on Feb 16, 2010
I don't love everything Pixar has done, but they've certainly set the bar. Universal has done some good stuff, Shrek 1 & 2. Was Coraline theirs? That was fantastic. Pixar has made some movies that I didn't enjoy like Cars and The Incredibles. But to say Over the Hedge was good, I think is a major mistake. I'm a tree-hugging hippie, but the "animals=good/people=bad-wasteful-killers-etc" was sooo overdone as to make the movie virtually unwatchable. The only part I liked was the little short film about Hammy or whatever. That was actually funny. The movie shoulda been great: voice cast=stellar, animation=4 stars out of 5, soundtrack=awesomesauce with Ben Folds, storyline/script=fill-in-the-blanks common trash, like a childs ad-lib book. Pixar has shown an ability to make animated movies that appeal to all ages(most of the time), while the other studios seem to be content to only pander to children. Does that make all of their movies terrible, no. Does it put them on par with a studio like Pixar: not in my opinion. Unlike some others on here, I liked Monster v Aliens AND Planet 51(which I thought was a novel concept). If MvsA had a little more for the adults to enjoy, I think it would have been a bigger hit(not saying it failed, don't go crazy.) The place where Pixar really stands out the finest is their short-films. Watch the Blu-Ray of their short film collection, and the shorts that have come out since then. They have the ability to tell such a classic and complete story in a few short minutes. I don't think any other studio has that talent. I would love to see that change, because I don't own stock in Pixar, so I would love to see more high-quality storytelling and animation come out of the other studios. But I won't hold my breath.
Scotty97 on Feb 16, 2010
Scotty97 Coraline was a Lakia Studio production, and distributed by Universal.
Xerxex on Feb 16, 2010
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