The Big Bang Theory's Raj's favourite actress, who won an Oscar for The Blind Side in March 2010, is to voice Scarlett Overkill, a "stylish bad-ass super-villain", Deadline reports. Deadline give us both an intro to the character and to the titular Minions' roll in the film:
Minions is being directed by Pierre Coffin (Despicable Me) and Kyle Balda (The Lorax), written by Brian Lynch and produced by Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy. Despicable Me co-director Chris Renaud is executive producing. It's due for a 19th December, 2014 release.
Before then, Despicable Me 2 is out this summer, starring the voices of Carell, Kristen Wiig and Al Pacino; it's released on 28th June (UK)/3rd July (US).