The spring 2013 season of movies in the Parc concluded last weekend with Despicable Me". It drew the 3rd largets crowd since Downtown Lafayette Unlimited began the event 7 years ago. 'Despicable Me 2' is in the works, and Universal has released a new clip, In which Steve Carell's villainous Gru character and his companion  get a little help from the minions. Her character is voiced by Kristen Wiig. The yellow guys get into some hijinks behind the wheel of a car. Vin Diesel, needs to beon his toes! The minions may be out to take his 'Fast and Furious' job.

The first installment of "Despicable Me'' earned Universal $540 million in box office. The sequel may top that.

It features an all-star voice cast, including Carell, Wiig, Russell Brand, Miranda Cosgrove, Steve Coogan, Ken Jeong, and Benjamin Bratt, 'Despicable Me 2' is slated for a July 3rd premiere.

Here's the official synopsis:

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s worldwide blockbuster, 'Despicable Me,' delighted audiences around the globe in 2010, grossing more than $540 million and becoming the 10th-biggest animated motion picture in U.S. history. In Summer 2013, get ready for more minion madness in 'Despicable Me 2.' Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy animated adventure featuring the return of Gru (Steve Carell), the girls, the unpredictably hilarious minions…and a host of new and outrageously funny characters.

 

Maybe we'll be enjoying this one at Parc International in a couple years...