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Warning: Despicable Me spoilers forward!

Despicable Me 4 is coming with a vengeance, and with a bevy of latest characters, together with Poppy Prescott, voiced by Joey King.

After 2022’s Minions: The Rise of Gru, took followers again to Gru’s origin story, Despicable Me 4 is ready as soon as once more within the current. Gru (voiced by Steve Carrell) has left his evil aspirations behind and is working for the Anti-Villain League. He’s married to Lucy (voiced by Kristen Wiig); along with parenting his daughters Margo, Edith and Agnes, the couple have a brand new child, Gru Jr.

However their glad lives looking villains are about to be disrupted within the new movie out July 3. Gru’s nemesis, Maxime Le Mal (voiced by franchise newcomer Will Ferrell), has escaped from jail and is out to get revenge on the reformed dangerous man for placing him in jail within the first place.

To maintain Gru and his household secure, the Anti-Villain League hides them away, giving everybody new identities. However no sooner is the household secure and sound of their new lives than a neighbor figures out Gru’s true identification, and blackmails him into becoming a member of her in a heist — with Minions, in fact.

Ferrell joined the solid as Le Mal, whereas Sofía Vergara got here on board because the convict’s girlfriend and crime-planning associate. Rounding out the brand new solid is Stephen Colbert as Poppy’s father, Perry Prescott, and Chloe Fineman as her mother, Patsy Prescott.

Right here’s every thing to know concerning the new characters in Despicable Me 4.

Who’s the brand new lady in Despicable Me 4?

Poppy in ‘Despicable Me 4’.


When Gru and his household head to their safehouse, full with new identities, they suppose they’re completely undercover. As viewers would possibly suspect, it doesn’t final lengthy. Their new neighbors are Perry and Patsy Prescott, and their teenage daughter Poppy Prescott.

And it simply so occurs that Poppy is an enormous fan of Gru’s, and is an aspiring villain herself. She makes use of her dastardly inclinations to contain Gru, Gru Jr. and a few Minions in a heist, to steal the mascot of Lycée Pas Bon, Gru’s alma mater, the place Poppy herself hopes to sooner or later develop into a supervillain.

However there’s a catch, in fact. After they nab the mascot, they don’t notice it has a tracker in its collar — and the one that’s monitoring them is none apart from Le Mal.

When a Despicable Me 4 teaser dropped in January, King posted it on her Instagram. “Say howdy to Poppy,” she captioned the video. “You don’t wanna get on her dangerous aspect…she might be fairly…Despicable.”

Who’re Gru’s new nemeses in Despicable Me 4?

Maxime Le Mal in ‘Depsicable Me 4’.


Originally of the film, Gru is again at his alma mater, Lycée Pas Bon, the place fellow alumnus Le Mal is receiving an award. Little does the villain know that Gru is absolutely undercover, and the ceremony is definitely a sting operation to place him in jail. Le Mal manages to flee from jail, and units out for revenge together with his girlfriend, Valentina.

The film is a little bit of a Saturday Night time Stay reunion. Longtime former solid members Ferrell, Wiig and present star Fineman are all within the Despicable Me 4 solid, as is authentic SNL participant Laraine Newman. Each Carrell and Colbert have been featured on the sketch present as effectively.

On the Despicable Me 4 premiere in New York on June 9, 2024, Ferrell appeared on the crimson carpet with spouse Viveca Paulin, mom Betty Kay Overman and sons Magnus and Axel. Ferrell, Carrell and Wiig all posed collectively — whereas King made an enormous splash with a pack of canine dressed as Minions.

What occurs to the Minions in Despicable Me 4?

Minions in ‘Despicable Me 4’.


When Gru and his household should flee their house, many of the Minions can’t include them. As a substitute, they head to the Anti-Villain League headquarters, the place they study some new, extraordinarily Minion-y methods.

A number of the yellow pranksters even obtain superpowers, and develop into Mega-Minions. Though the trailer leaves the particular minions’ future up within the air, these tiny superheroes might play a pivotal position in Despicable Me 4.

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