The bulk of the story is set in 1968 – or ‘42 years BG’ (Before Gru, their boss in the Despicable Me films) – but before it gets properly underway we begin with a little minion pre-history, establishing that they’ve been on Earth since pretty much the dawn of time and have been struggling – and often failing – to find an evil mastermind to serve ever since they accidentally pushed their first Tyrannosaurus Rex into a flaming tar-pit.
But it is during their retreat from Moscow with Napoleon (I think) that things minion-ish start to go seriously wrong.
Laura – radio therapist Seagal, Steven – actor, “Under Siege,” etc.
Seinfeld, Jerry – comedian Server, Josh – actor on the show All That Seymour, Jane – actress (father is Jewish) Shatner, William – actor (Star Trek’s Captain ‘James T.
Depending on your point of view, minions are either cute little bundles of yellow-skinned, goggle-eyed, denim-clad fun, or the cynical creation of an evil merchandising genius hellbent on world domination and maximising their commercial potential in as many ways as possible.