Universal Pictures has given Illumination Entertainment's currently untitled Despicable Me Minions spinoff a December 19, 2014 release date.

No plot details have been released for the project, but we do know that Puss in Boots writer Brian Lynch will be providing the script.

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Pierre Coffin will be directing with Kyle Balda. Chris Renaud, co-director of Despicable Me 2, will also be involved as a producer.

The Minions will be seen next in Despicable Me 2, which comes to theaters July 3, 2013. The original Despicable Me brought in over $543 million worldwide.