Actor Will Ferrell set a new world record in one place more than a thousand people dressed as superheroes. The action took place near the complex Staples Center in Los Angeles. Ferrell invited participants in advance, asking them to dress "in costumes recognizable superheroes from books, comic books, television programs and movies." Representatives of the Guinness Book of Records held calculations and found that the actor was able to collect 1,580 people. It was enough to register a world record.