Cast of ‘Elves’ Meet to Raise Money for Democrats in Georgia Senate Second Round

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The cast of the 2003 Christmas film “Elf” will meet for a fundraiser to benefit Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff and Reverend Raphael Warnock in both Georgia elections.
The fundraiser will be broadcast live on Sunday and will feature actors such as Will Ferrell, Zooey Deschanel, Bob Newhart doing a tabletop reading of the film’s script, according to an announcement from digital fundraising platform ActBlue.

‘Pod Save America’ host Jon Favreau will also participate in the reading, with comedian and writer Ashley Nicole Black hosting the fundraiser.

The event aims to raise money for the Georgia Democratic Party to support Ossoff and Warnock as they attempt to overthrow Sens. David PerdueDavid PerdueGoogle lifting political ad freeze on Thursday Trump Jr. cuts publicity for Loeffler, Perdue in Georgia Georgia Election Officer: Trump Should “Act More Responsibly” READ MORE (R) et Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerTrump calls on Georgia AG not to oppose other Republicans in election trial: Google report lifting political ad freeze Thursday Trump Jr. cuts publicity for Loeffler and Perdue in Georgia MORE (R).

Democrats must win both races to regain control of the Senate.

Deschanel posted a statement on Twitter announcing his participation in the fundraiser, encouraging subscribers to watch the broadcast live at 4 p.m. ET.

“If I was more excited to be in the #ElfForGeorgia reunion, I might explode in a blast of snowflakes,” the “New Girl” star said. “Join me, Will Ferrell, and many other amazing people from the original cast. with some special guests for our live reading!

Georgia-born actor Ed Helms and former cast member of “The Office” also announced that he will be attending the virtual event.

“When they asked me to be a part of #ElfForGeorgia, I couldn’t believe it! It’s one of the best vacation movies ever and the proceeds go to Dems in my home country, ”Helms said.

Updated at 1:21 p.m.



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