Following the enormous success of both Despicable Me films it was a no-brainer that Universal Pictures would develop a stand-alone movie for the now beloved Minion characters from the movies.
So here’s your first look at this prequel spin-off, the plot of which rattles along like so:
Minions are yellow henchmen, who have existed since the beginning of beginning, evolving from a yellow single-cell organisms into beings who have only one purpose: to serve the most ambitious villains. After their masters were destroyed, they decide to isolate themselves from the world and start a new life in Antarctica. Sometime in the 60s, the lack of a master drives them into depression, so bravest minion and two other volunteers set out to find a new one. They arrive at a villain convention, where they compete for the right to be henchmen for Scarlet Overkill, a stylish and ambitious villain determined to dominate the world and become the first female super-villain.
Minions is set for release on June 26th, 2015.