Pete Davidson to Portray George in ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ Table Read for Charity
If you’re a fan of “It’s A Wonderful Life,” this news is for you. I mean, who doesn’t hearing the phrase, “An angel got their wings?”
Pete Davidson and Maude Apatow are coming backa together for a Ed Asner’s one-night-only, live virtual celebrity table read of the celebrated holiday film, It’s A Wonderful Life, according to Deadline.com.
Davidson will play James Stewart’s George Bailey, while Aparow will portray Violet Bick. The rest of the cast includes Mia Farrow, Ellie Kemper, Carol Kane, Ed Begley Jr., Diedrich Bader, Bill Pullman, Richard Kind, B.D. Wong and Michael Shannon.
The virtual event is set for Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, at 8 p.m. EST. Funds raised will benefit The Ed Asner Family Center.
“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,” Matthew Asner, co-founder, president and CEO of The Ed Asner Family Center, told Deadline.com.
“And we look forward to having Maude join the cast as Violet with her creative flair,” he added. “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!”