Universal Orlandoâ€™s Newest Attraction, Despicable Me is coming to Universal Studios in 2012 View attachment 10179 Facts About the New Attraction: One of the most successful animated films of 2010, Universalâ€™s Picturesâ€™ â€œDespicable Meâ€ thrilled audiences across the globe with its outrageous humor, endearing characters and compelling storyline â€“ all of which guests will be able to experience exclusively at Universal Orlando in 2012. Universal Orlandoâ€™s new â€œDespicable Meâ€ attraction will be an all-new, fun 3-D experience that places guests right in the middle of an unforgettable adventure featuring their favorite characters from the film â€“ Gru, his daughters Margo, Edith and Agnes, and of course, Gruâ€™s not-so-bright pit crew, the minions The attraction will utilize a brand-new, highly sophisticated Infitec 3-D projection system designed to make the experience sharper, clearer and more â€œrealâ€ than ever before. Universal Orlandoâ€™s Creative team is working closely with producer Chris Meledandri, the founder of Illumination Entertainment, to create all-new animation for an all-new â€œDespicable Meâ€ adventure that places guests right in the center of the action. During the attraction experience, guests will: Laugh as they embark on an entirely-new, high-tech 3-D digital adventure Marvel as they explore Gruâ€™s lair and descend into his secret lab Shriek as the entire family is transformed into minions Celebrate as they are swept into a first-ever, minion-inspired, interactive dance party where they can show off their best moves Background About the Film: â€œDespicable Meâ€ was the first 3-D-CGI feature produced by Universal Pictures. With a worldwide gross of more than $540 million, 2010â€™s â€œDespicable Me,â€ from directors Chris Renaud & Pierre Coffin, is the sixth most successful film that Universal Pictures has ever distributed. It is now the 10th-biggest animated film in U.S. history. A sequel will be released in 2013. The film was released on July 10, 2010 and opened at the number one spot on the box office. It is the second highest-grossing animated film of 2010 in the United States and Canada. The film was nominated for â€œBest Animated Featureâ€ at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards. It won â€œBest Animated Movieâ€ at the 2011 Nickelodeon Kidsâ€™ Choice Awards.