Bryan Cranston will likely be dealing up a charitable hand for the Leisure Group Fund.
The Breaking Dangerous star has been confirmed to host Lights! Digicam! Ante Up!, a star poker match at Candela La Brea in Los Angeles on Nov. 12. He’ll be joined on the poker match by stars together with Jason Alexander, Adam Carolla, Tony Denison, Hunter Doohan, Andy Garcia, Jon Hamm, Amy Landecker, Peter MacKenzie, Camryn Manheim, Steve Mason, Kevin Nealon, Mekhi Phifer, Kevin Pollak, Krysten Ritter, Bradley Whitford and extra.
The occasion will elevate help for the Leisure Group Fund with proceeds being divvied up amongst movie and TV employees affected by the continuing work stoppage attributable to Hollywood’s strikes.
“What you see on display goes past the faces within the body. Hollywood couldn’t produce one TV present or film with out the artisans behind the scenes. This poker match is about supporting the unbelievable folks my buddies and I are so fortunate to work with day-after-day, simply because the Leisure Group Fund has been doing, for greater than 140 years,” provided Cranston, who has made repeated appearances on the picket strains amid the SAG-AFTRA strike. “Now, on this time of want, we band collectively and do what we will to help each other.”
Added Annette Bening, chair of the board for the Leisure Group Fund: “Collectively, we’re dealing a profitable hand to those that have illuminated our screens and levels for hundreds of years. With each ante, we be certain that the Leisure Group Fund stays a beacon of hope, supporting our trade’s devoted professionals by way of even essentially the most difficult of occasions. Let’s elevate the stakes, and the spirits, for a brighter future in leisure.”
As of October 19, ECF has distributed greater than $9.9 million to greater than 4,600 movie and tv employees.