TODAY   |  July 01, 2013

Miranda Cosgrove: ‘Despicable Me 2’ is ‘unique’

The “iCarly” actress chats about voicing one of the animated characters in “Despicable Me 2” and finishing up her first year of college at USC.

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>> but first we want to say hello to miranda cosgrove . she lends her voice -- good morning to you.

>> good morning.

>> margo is back and she has grown up and is interested in boys now.

>> my character is older and it was fun getting to do the scenes for the sure.

>> the movie already made more than $50 million overseas before it even opens over here. what is it you think people latch on to so well.

>> i don't know. there's unique characters and it's imaginative. the minions are a big part of it and steve carrell 's crazy voice.

>> the minions steal the show as they're doing here on our plaza. speaking of growing up, you have done a lot of growing up. a lot of us know you from your icarly days. now you have your own house and you're at usc. how is life treating you?

>> it's good. i'm on summer vacation but i finished my first year of college. i love it. usc is great.

>> you enjoying the college experience?

>> yes, it's been fun seeing what sorrities are like and going to football games and the whole experience.

>> good morning. it's great to see you. good luck to you.

>> thank you.

>> "despicable me 2" opens in theaters wednesday brought to you by our sister company universal pictures .

>> two thumbs up from my kids. they saw it already. it's great.