Universal has announced that they will be making a "Despicable Me" spinoff film for the Minions.
Before the spinoff is released, the Minions will be seen in "Despicable Me 2", which will be released on July 3, 2013. The as of yet untitled spinoff, which is currently being called the Untitled Minions Project In 3D, already has a scheduled release date for December 19, 2014.
The film will be produced by Illumination's Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy and directed by Pierre Coffin. Co-directing will be Kyle Balda and the script was penned by Brian Lynch.