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Pete Davidson to Lead Star-Studded 'It's a Wonderful Life' Virtual Table Read

Pete Davidson to Lead Star-Studded 'It's a Wonderful Life' Virtual Table Read

Pete Davidson is taking on the role of one of the most iconic character in Christmas movies history.

It has been announced that the 27-year-old Saturday Night Live cast member while playing George Bailey in the upcoming live virtual celebrity table read of the 1946 holiday classic It’s A Wonderful Life.

Maude Apatow will be playing Violet Bick in the event.

“We are so thrilled to have Pete reenact the role of George in It’s a Wonderful Life with his talented wit and clever vocalizations,” said Matthew Asner, Co-Founder/President/CEO of The Ed Asner Family Center, in a statement via Deadline. “And we look forward to having Maude join the cast as Violet with her creative flair. Please join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity to snuggle up on your couch and experience this all-star cast virtual table read from the comfort of your own home, while helping to raise money for The Ed Asner Family Center. It will be a very meaningful night!”

The cast also includes Mia Farrow, Ellie Kemper, Carol Kane, Ed Begley Jr., Diedrich Bader, Bill Pullman, Richard Kind, B.D. Wong, and Michael Shannon.

The virtual It’s A Wonderful Life table read will take place on Sunday, December 13 at 8pm ET. Proceeds will benefit The Ed Asner Family Center, which dedicated to promoting mental health and enrichment programs to special needs children and their families. You can purchase tickets EdAsnerFamilyCenter.org.

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