October 31, 2012 11:20am PT by Philiana Ng
'Despicable Me 2': Minions Get Spooked in New Halloween-Themed Trailer (Video)
A new, much longer trailer for Universal's Despicable Me 2 has debuted.
Since it's Halloween, the nearly two-minute teaser shows the minions appropriately dressed in costumes and getting spooked by ... a cat in a garbage can?
Then things get weird, as something (or someone?) from above picks the minions up with a bright light, replacing them with said cat. There is no sign of Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) yet, but the disappearance of the minions could be a sign of what's to come in the animated followup.
Despicable Me 2, featuring a voice cast that includes Al Pacino, Kristen Wiig and Russell Brand, hits theaters summer 2013. Can't get enough of the minions? Universal is planning to release a spin-off movie December 2014 centered on the characters.
Watch the trailer below: