bryan cranston host celebrity poker tournament, Donations to the Entertainment Community Fund, November 12th.
This tournament pits elite-level poker players against Hollywood’s best contestants.
Hosted by Tony Award winner Bryan Cranston. Light! camera! Up the ante! celebrity poker tournament, Donate to the Entertainment Community FundNovember 12th at 1pm PT.
Proceeds will help support film and television workers affected by the work stoppage.
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This tournament pits elite-level poker players against Hollywood’s best contestants. Confirmed to attend: Jason Alexander, Reggie Austin, Annette Bening, Jesse Billauer, Adam Carolla, Mindy Cohn, Tony Dennison, Hunter Doohan, Preston Flagg, Alexis Floyd, Andy Garcia, Jon Hamm, Lily Kaye, Amy Landecker, Peter McKenzie, Camryn Manheim, Steve Mason, Jeff Meacham, Melo, AJ McLean, Bob Odenkirk, Mekhi Phifer, Jesse Plemons, Kevin Pollack, Krysten Ritter, Andrea Savage, Bradley Whitford.
“What you see on the screen is more than the face in the frame. Hollywood cannot produce a single TV show or movie without the craftsmen behind the scenes.” It’s about supporting the amazing people we’re so lucky to work with every day…just what the Entertainment Community Foundation has done for more than 140 years,” Cranston said in an earlier statement. “Right now, in this time of need, we are coming together and doing what we can to support each other.”
“Entertainment Community Foundation is incredibly grateful for the continued support of our friends in Hollywood,” added Entertainment Community Foundation Board Chair Annette Benning. “Together, we are extending a winning hand to those who have lit up our screens and stages for centuries. We are doing everything in our power to support the Entertainment Community Foundation. remains a beacon of hope, supporting the industry’s dedicated professionals even during the most difficult of times. Let’s raise the stakes and spirits for a bright future in entertainment.”
Sponsorships and tickets are available for purchase here.
As of October 19, the fund has distributed more than $9.9 million to more than 4,600 film and television professionals. And since May 2, the foundation has raised more than $18.7 million from more than 12,200 donors.
The Entertainment Community Foundation (formerly the Actors Foundation) is a national human services organization serving the unique needs of people in the performing arts and entertainment with services focused on health and wellness, career and living, and housing.visit EntertainmentCommunity.org.