Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have released the first image of the super villain El Macho from their upcoming animated film Despicable Me 2. The photo was revealed through the film’s Facebook page. The film is directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud and features the voice talents of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Russell Brand, Benjamin Bratt, Steve Coogan, and Miranda Cosgrove. The film is scheduled to open in theaters on July 3, 2013.
Gru, the girls, Dr. Nefario and the unpredictably hilarious minions return, along with a host of new characters return in this follow up to the hit 2010 film. Gru is recruited by a secret organization to help take on the world’s most evil villain and save the world.
Photo of El Macho from Despicable Me 2