However, the second sequel to 2010's "Despicable Me" -- and the fourth film in the Despicaverse (yeah, we're going with it), counting 2015's "Minions" prequel -- simply feels like a case of been there, done that.
He scolds the robot, who then turns over the cassette tape to play Michael Jackson's "Bad." After Bratt moonwalks his way onto a ship where he plans to steal the world's largest diamond, he encounters Gru.
Gru gets the diamond, but Bratt escapes.
Despite the relative success of the mission, the new head of the AVL is not pleased, and Gru and Lucy soon find themselves unemployed.
"Despicable Me 3" is, like all the previous films, co-directed by Pierre Coffin, who also voices many of the Minions, and Kyle Balda, who voices some others.