, the next film in Universal Pictures' and Illumination Entertainment's
film franchise, will be released in the U.K. July 12.
The appointment comes after UP&L's successful collaborations with Centum for
Despicable Me 2
, and was brokered by UP&L's licensing agent CPLG.
Centum is planning a range of times that will include a junior novel, picture storybook, sticker book, activity book, poster book and annual.
"This contract extends our working relationship with Universal and Illumination, and we look forward to creating a range of titles that will be loved by the dedicated
fan base," says Fiona Macmillan, publishing director, Centum Books.
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