Pete Davidson Will Play Famous It's A Wonderful Life Character For Charity Table Read

Davidson leads a celebrity cast that also includes Ellie Kemper, Ed Begley Jr., Richard Kind, and more.

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Famous actor Ed Asner is organizing a celebrity table read for the iconic holiday movie It's A Wonderful Life, and the cast is headlined by Pete Davidson portraying Jimmy Stewart's character, George Bailey.

Maude Apatow will play Violet Bick, who was originally played by Gloria Grahame in the 1946 movie. The rest of the big-name cast includes Ellie Kemper, Mia Farrow, Carol Kane, Ed Begley Jr., Bill Pullman, Richard Kind, B.D. Wong, Michael Shannon, and Diedrich Bader.

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The virtual table read will take place on Sunday, December 13, starting at 5 PM PT. All proceeds from the charity event will go to the Ed Asner Family Center, which is a group that raises money for children with special needs and their families.

Tickets for the show start at $50 USD--head to the event's website to learn more.

Regarded as one of the best movies of all time in some circles, It's a Wonderful Life earned five Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, though it did not win any. It was the first movie that Stewart starred in after returning from fighting in World War II.

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