Jared Leto, Zach Braff, Maria Bello, Darren Aronofsky
and David Fincher are among those co-hosting a "Gen44" event for
Obama on June 29 in Los Angeles.
Building on President Barack Obama’s recent private
meeting with many of Hollywood’s leading young talents, a group
drawn from the entertainment industry’s youthful elite and chaired
by actor Jared Leto will stage their own Los Angeles fundraising
reception for chief executive’s re-election campaign June 29,
The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Obama Campaign Sets New Young-Hollywood
9:00 AM PDT 6/20/2012 by Tina Daunt
Hollywood actors -- including Jessica Alba, Zach
Braff, and Dianna Agron -- join Obama in early-morning meeting
at the Beverly Hilton to talk politics.
Before heading off for a breakfast Thursday that
officially concluded his two-day fundraising trip to Los Angeles,
President Barack Obama met privately at the Beverly Hilton with
two dozen of Hollywood’s hottest young stars, urging them to involve
themselves in his re-election campaign.
Among those who met with the president were The
Avengers star Jeremy Renner, Glee actress Dianna Agron, Star Trek's
Zachary Quinto, Southland's Ben McKenzie, Jessica Alba, Bryan
Greenberg, Adam Rodriguez, Zach Braff, Brandon Routh, Ian Somerhalder,
Jared Leto, Kal Penn and Sophia Bush.
President Obama Has Private Meeting
with Young Stars at Beverly Hilton
2:15 PM PDT 6/7/2012 by Tina Daunt