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Steve Carell: Despicable Me 2 for parents

Steve Carell: Despicable Me 2 for parents

Jun 30 2013, 10:13am CDT | by

Steve Carell thinks parents will be able to relate to 'Despicable Me 2'. The actor returns as the voice of loveable reformed villain Gru in the animated children's sequel - in which the character is...

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Steve Carell: Despicable Me 2 for parents

Jun 30 2013, 10:13am CDT | by

Steve Carell thinks parents will be able to relate to 'Despicable Me 2'.

The actor returns as the voice of loveable reformed villain Gru in the animated children's sequel - in which the character is seen raising his three daughters after giving up his career as a criminal mastermind - and he thinks Gru's difficulty adjusting to his new life as a parent will strike a chord with many mums and dads who take their kids to see the film.

He explained to Collider.com: ''The tone of it is the same as the first one, but the family is different. That dynamic is different, and he's no longer officially a villain. And not to make too fine a point on it, because you don't want to over analyse the movie, but there are certain things that struck me about the story. One is that Gru is looking, he's searching for what's he's going to do. He thinks he's going to start a jam and jelly business, and that doesn't seem to be working out.

''He can't go back to being a villain, but ultimately he needs something that will fulfil him, which is a very relatable thing for parents, because when you do have kids, I found, it becomes all about the kids, and it's very easy to lose your sense of self within that. You do have to keep your career and that side of it intact, because ultimately that makes you a better parent as well.''

'Despicable Me 2' is in cinemas now.

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Movie News: First Look at Johnny Depp in 'Into the Woods;' Creepy 'Woman in Black 2' Trailer

Oct 23 2014 8:19am CDT | Source: movies.com

Into the Woods: Heading to theaters on December 25, Into the Woods is an ambitious stage to screen adaptation, featuring a plethora of familiar storybook characters. New photos from the musical showcase Johnny Depp (as a wolf), Anna Kendrick (as Cinderella), Emily Blunt (as The Baker's Wife), and Meryl Streep (as a witch), all looking quite colorful. [EW.com]   I.Q. 83: Charlie Kaufman, known for off-beat movies (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation), will next tackle a ...
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8 weeks ago

Carell, Kaufman Team On "IQ 83"

Oct 22 2014 8:08pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Charlie Kaufman has signed to do a page one rewrite of the film adaptation of Arthur Herzog's classic 1978 science fiction novel "I.Q. 83" at Paramount Pictures. The project is being developed as a star vehicle for Steve Carell who would play Dr. James Healey, the leader of a group of scientists that conducted DNA experiments that unleashed an airborne virus that ravages the populous. The affliction progressively ...
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8 weeks ago

Steve Carell, Charlie Kaufman Lock ‘I.Q. 83;’ Viral Outbreaks Dumbs Down World

Oct 22 2014 6:00pm CDT | Source: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Charlie Kaufman has been signed to do a page one rewrite of I.Q. 83, an adaptation of the classic Arthur Herzog science fiction novel that Paramount is now developing as a star vehicle for Steve Carell. Mad Chance's Andrew Lazar is producing with Walter Parkes. The plan is for Carell to play Dr. James Healey, who led a group of scientists that conducted DNA experiments that unleashed an airborne virus that ravages the population. The afflictio ...
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