Universal Pictures has dated the next Despicable Me film.
Despicable Me 3 will arrive on June 30th, 2017, following the release of the spin-off movie Minions, scheduled for July 10th, 2015.
Despicable Me 2 has enjoyed a record-breaking run, making a massive $935.8m worldwide, a total which makes it the second highest grossing film of 2013, behind Iron Man 3.
Elsewhere, Universal Pictures also revealed release dates for some other key animated titles.
The Untitled Illumination Entertainment 2016 Project 2 will open on December 21st, 2016 with Son of Rambow director Garth Jennings writing and directing. All that is known about the story is that it will centre around 'courage, competition and carrying a tune.'
Finally, Universal's Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas will hit the big screen on November 17th, 2017.