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.

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

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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.