OVERVIEW: Balthazar Bratt is the former child star-turned-supervillain in Despicable Me 3 (2017).
Voiced by Trey Parker, he is introduced as a fallen child TV star having experienced the end of his series thanks to unwelcome puberty. Now long and thin, he is a supervillain who commits evil deeds, armed with a bald patch, keytar and one gold earring as well as a stretched version of his original outfit from the show.
I’ve been a bad boy!
I like Balthazar, he is a good villain trapped in a mediocre film
(the minions are in prison, for some reason), let me try to explain why.
Balthazar is well themed, from the moment you are introduced to this character you think 80s, the outfit, the gadgets, the sidekick (Clive) and of course, his soundtrack (featuring Michael Jackson, Phil Collins, A-ha and more). Yeah, it’s an easy hook, upbeat music, colours but there is a little more than meets the eye with this villain.
Bratt’s got the ideal voice for the job, an outfit that works, a background that (perhaps, sadly) makes sense, look, puberty resulted in the