Hollywood vet to lend his voice to animated sequel.

Deadline reports that legendary actor Al Pacino is set to make his animated film debut in ‘Despicable Me 2,’ voicing the sequel’s villain.

The ‘Scarface’ star replaces Javier Bardem (‘Skyfall,’ ‘No Country for Old Men’) who was previously lined up to lend his voice to the character of El Macho, before subsequently dropping out.

Steve Carell will be reprising his role of Gru, with the rest of the original voice cast expected to return, including everybody’s favourites, the minions.