Al Pacino Joins ‘Despicable Me 2’

According to multiple sources, Al Pacino has signed on to make his animated feature debut with the Universal Pictures sequel Despicable Me 2. The actor will voice the villain in the movie, although no specific character details has been given. Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud will direct Despicable Me 2 from a script by Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul.

Steve Carell will return to voice Gru, with Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Kristen Wiig, and Julie Andrews expected to reprise their roles from Despicable Me.