Steve Carell reprised his role as Gru from Despicable Me for a special COVID-19 public service announcement released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on May 27.
The WHO teamed up with the UN Foundation and Despicable Me’s production company, Illumination, to make the child-friendly PSA.
The minute-long video features Gru and his Minions explaining some of the different things people can do to help keep themselves and their loved ones safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
According to a news release by the WHO, llumination is the first Hollywood studio to partner with WHO, the UN Foundation, and the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund to create an entertaining and educational PSA for global audiences. Credit: World Health Organization/UN Foundation/llumination via Storyful