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Steve Carell and Minions Battle for Attention at 'Despicable Me 2' L. A. Premiere

June 24, 2013 (4:52 am) GMT
Miranda Cosgrove, Ken Jeong, Kristen Wiig and Benjamin Bratt also supported their latest movie at the Universal City Walk on June 22.

The Los Angeles premiere of "" on Saturday, June 22 was lots of fun. Taking place at the Universal City Walk, the event featured special appearances from lovable minions. , who voices Gru in the animated movie, had pleasant time posing with the little creatures on the bright yellow carpet.

"They are always upstaging me," Carell told The Hollywood Reporter, as one particular minion suddenly danced behind the actor. Asked whether the minions' popularity bothered him or not, the Michael Scott depicter on "" answered, "No, because if I am going to be upstaged by someone, I am glad it's them."

, the voice actress of Margo, was also on hand for the premiere. The "Kissin U" singer looked gorgeous in a Third Floor dress complete with Saint Laurent shoes and a Jimmy Choo clutch. Joining 20-year-old Cosgrove later were , who came with his wife Talisa Soto, and .

In the second film, supervillain Gru is assigned to help take down a fellow villain, armed with some cool new cars, gadgets and weapons.

Also supported by , "Despicable Me 2" will be released nationwide on July 3.





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