‘Despicable Me 2’ Fun: Look for the Missing Minions

Attention “Despicable Me 2” fans: The Minions are missing!

Look for them across the NBCUniversal family of websites and win prizes.

Starting today, June 10, through June 30, fans of “Despicable Me 2” can win the most despicable of prizes by discovering the missing Minions.

Here are the details:

Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team have created an all-new comedy adventure featuring the return of super-villain Gru (Steve Carell), his adorable girls, the unpredictably hilarious Minions… and a host of new and outrageously funny characters. “Despicable Me 2” will be released on July 3, 2013.

As fans of the original “Despicable Me” know, Gru’s loyal yellow, gibberish-speaking Minions love causing mischief and mayhem almost as much as they love bananas. They are easily distracted and can be unpredictable, curious and subversively sweet. They are extremely competitive with each other. This can lead to sudden slap fights, but if someone from the outside tries to harm them or Gru’s family, they become fiercely protective. Now, someone or something has been making them vanish…

Purchase tickets in advance with Fandango here.

By searching for the Minions across the NBCUniversal family of websites—beginning today and lasting until June 30—fans may win any number of despicable prizes. Every day, a new missing Minion will be revealed at www.missingminions.com, along with the NBCUniversal partner website where he may be found. Audiences are asked to visit the specific partner site and search for the missing Minion. To rescue him and enter the drawing for the grand prize, all they must do is click!

For each Minion found, registered users will receive an entry into a grand-prize sweepstakes for a trip for four to Universal Orlando Resort. Daily instant-win prizes of Fandango Movie Cash—good for tickets to see “Despicable Me 2” in theaters—are also available for lucky fans with keen eyes.

More than 21 NBCUniversal sites are participating in the three-week promotion. Visit www.missingminions.com to find out more and start your search for a missing Minion today.

“Despicable Me 2” opens in theaters everywhere July 3.

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