preview: Despicable Me 2

Set for a July 3, 2013 release, Despicable Me 2 brings us the return of super-villain Gru (Steve Carell), his adorable girls, the unpredictably hilarious Minions as well as a slew of of new characters. The cast includes Kristen Wiig (Lucy), Miranda Cosgrove (Margo), Russell Brand (Dr. Nefario) , Ken Jeong, Steve Coogan, Moises Arias, Dana Gaier (Edith), Elsie Fisher (Agnes) and Al Pacino. The film is directed by Chris Renaud & Pierre Coffin.  Here are a few preview images & a trailer courtesy of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment. Visit the film's site for more details, including additional  trailers.