Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation have announced Saturday, June 25 as Global Smurfs Day, in celebration of the birthday of Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs (born June 25, 1928), and their upcoming 3D movie The Smurfs, which hits theaters on July 29. They’ll try to break the Guinness World Record Title for largest gathering of people dressed as Smurfs within a 24-hour period at multiple venues.
The Smurfs (2011) High Resolution Photos
The Smurfs features the voices of Katy Perry (as Smurfette), Star Trek’s Anton Yelchin (as Clumsy Smurf), The Office’s B.J. Novak (as Baker Smurf), X-Men’s Alan Cumming (as Gutsy Smurf), George Lopez (as Grouchy Smurf), Jonathan Winters (as Papa Smurf), and Hank Azaria (as Gargamel).
The film is directed by Raja Gosnell (Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Scooby-Doo, Home Alone 3) written by J. David Stem (Daddy Day Camp, Shrek 2, The Rugrats Movie).
For more information about Global Smurfs Day, please visit GlobalSmurfsDay.com