Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw Join Stand Up to Cancer
Tue, 28 Aug 2012 13:42:14
Country superstars Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw will Stand Up 2 Cancer on September 7.
They will perform at the SU2C telethon and are part of an A-list line-up that includes Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Jessica Biel, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Seth Rogen, Emma Stone, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, and SU2C Co-Founder Katie Couric.
Actors and personalities including Simon Baker, Jordana Brewster, Diem Brown, Dana Delany, Chelsea Handler, Marg Helgenberger, Rashida Jones, Minka Kelly, Joe Manganiello, Jillian Michaels, Masi Oka, Ana Maria Polo, and Alison Sweeney have also been confirmed to participate in the broadcast. Additional stars and performers will be announced in the coming weeks.
This star-studded appeal continues to help build public support for groundbreaking translational research accelerating the delivery of new therapies to patients, getting them from the “bench to the bedside” as quickly as possible. SU2C brings together scientists from different disciplines across various institutions to collaborate.
Stand Up To Cancer will air Friday, September 7 (8 to 9 PM ET/PT). ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will donate one hour of simultaneous commercial-free prime-time for the nationally televised fundraising special, to be broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
Will you tune in?