‘Star Wars’ Mark Hamill to headline fundraiser for Joe Biden.
According to Deadline, ‘Star Wars’ actor Mark Hamill will headline an upcoming virtual fundraiser for Joe Biden on June 30th. It is one of several upcoming events the Biden campaign has to raise money for the political campaign.
Deadline reports Hamill will moderate a “virtual conversation about hope and democracy.” Tickets start at $500 per person and reach $100,000 for those who want to be listed as co-chairs in the virtual event. The proceeds will go towards the Biden campaign and the Democratic National Committee.
Next week, Biden will raise money with former President Barack Obama, where prices start at $15 per person.
Earlier this week the Biden Victory Fund has raised $80.9 million in May, even though the Coronavirus COVID-19 has created a paradigm shift in political fundraising campaigns. Last week, Biden held a fundraiser featuring several celebrities including John Legend, Jay Leno, Jennifer Hudson, and Barbra Streisand.
In relevant news, a Hollywood producer is calling for a boycott of Georgia’s film industry over voter suppression. Hollywood producer Don Winslow is calling for a boycott of Georgia’s film industry after last week’s election.
Winslow is the author of books such as ‘The Force’ and the ‘Cartel’ trilogy. He recently optioned several of his books to studios and TV networks. But after allegations of voter suppression in Georgia, Winslow is calling for change.
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