We loved the Minions Super Bowl trailer, and could not be more excited to awake today and find our first photos of Sandra Bullock’s Scarlet Overkill.
As you know from that first Minions trailer, this first film that firmly puts the spotlight on the best part of those Despicable Me movies follows them from the early days of time. They are just a group of Minions in search of a master. From T. Rex to Napoleon, they are more than willing to support an evildoer.
Except, that has not worked out so well – even with centuries of trying!
When they land in New York City in the swinging '60s, they find a match made in Minion heaven. They, and we, meet Bullock’s Scarlet Overkill. Is that a perfect villainous name or what?!
We’ve got a bit more of a synopsis about what happens when the Minions meet Overkill and why this villain is their first true love, pre-Gru.
“The Minion trio adopt Overkill’s high-flying lifestyle, admiring everything from her stolen jewelry to her castle outside of London and rides in private jets. The new connection also brings the Minions to the cutting edge of the era’s weaponry, from lava guns to hypnotizing helmets.”
Oh, did we mention that Overkill has an evil sidekick, and it is her husband Herb Overkill (Jon Hamm!)?
Look for Minions July 10 and be sure to watch Despicable Me 2 online to see where we last left those adorable evil munchkins.