LOS ANGELES (CBS2/KNX1070) — Superheroes of every sort turned out at LA Live Saturday to set a world record for the largest number of costumed crusaders gathered in one place, at one time.Man Rushed To Burn Center In Critical Condition After Vacant East Hollywood House Fire
So how many turned out? According to the Guinness Book of World Records, 1,580.
The event was held to promote the premiere of DreamWorks Animation’s “Megamind,” which is expected to be released in 3D Nov. 5th.READ MORE: Off-Duty Delta Flight Attendant Becomes Unruly, Forcing Plane From LA To Atlanta To Land In Oklahoma City
Will Ferrell, one of the voices of “Megamind,” encouraged the crowd to stay in character. The movie also stars Brad Pitt, Tina Fey and Jonah Hill.
Superheroes Turn Out At LA Live To Set World Record, KNX 1070’s Ed Mertz reports.
“We’d love it if you guys could break another world record and stay in your costumes for the entire month if that’s possible,” Ferrell said. “No showers… commit. We won’t have a way to really monitor it so it will be the honor system, but we trust you guys,” he added.MORE NEWS: Verbal Dispute Ends Up In Car-to-Car Shooting, Leaving One Man Injured In Long Beach
The gathering of superheroes beat the old record by 79 superheroes.