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Help Will Ferrell Break a World Record in Los Angeles

He Needs 1501 Costumed Superheroes

Sep 22, 2010 Will Ferrell Bookmark and Share

In support of his newest movie Megamind (out November 5th via Dreamworks), Will Ferrell is out to break a world record. On October 2nd the comedian is looking for 1501 costumed superheroes to join him at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. The official largest gathering of superheroes to date 1500, so that extra person is crucial.

The press release for the event states:

WHO: Will Ferrell (aka Megamind), DreamWorks Animation and Guinness World Records

WHAT: Join Will Ferrell and 1,500 of his closest costumed superhero friends as they attempt to make heroic history and claim the Guinness World Records title for the Largest Gathering of Superheroes. The Mega-event hosted by DreamWorks Animation is open to all caped crusaders wishing to join the fun.

To qualify for the record attempt, all interested participants must arrive dressed as an easily recognizable superhero that has appeared in a published book, comic, television program or film, as stipulated by the record guidelines. The feat will be judged by official Guinness World Records Adjudicator and Spokesperson, Stuart Claxton and will require a minimum of 1,501 superheroes to break the current world record.

The world record attempt will mark the kickoff of MegaMonth, an official month dedicated to Mega-events across the country in celebration of the release of MEGAMIND on November 5th.



800 W. Olympic Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90015

(via Aint it Cool)


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