Spicoli to the rescue with ‘Fast Times’ virtual benefit

LOS ANGELES – Spicoli is generating a virtual return to Ridgemont Substantial to increase income for a pair of non-income groups.

Sean Penn, a cast member in 1982’s “Fast Moments at Ridgmont Substantial,” will be joined by Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston and other stars in a socially distanced reading through of the film’s script.

Penn is handing the function of stoner Jeff Spicoli in excess of to a different actor, with information about who’s enjoying what element to be unveiled at subsequent week’s celebration.

The reading through will advantage Core, co-launched by Penn and now engaged in coronavirus testing and reduction endeavours, and the REFORM Alliance, focusing on prison justice reform and encouraging to guard inmates from COVID-19.

The fundraiser, produced by comedian Dane Cook dinner and introduced Thursday as an “unrehearsed, anything-goes” reading through, also is set to include things like Morgan Freeman, Henry Golding, Shia LaBeouf and Matthew McConaughey. None of people actors, nor Roberts or Aniston, appeared in the initial film.

Amy Heckerling, the film’s director, and screenwriter Cameron Crowe will introduce the Aug. 20 celebration at nine p.m. EDT. It will be readily available on Fb Stay and TikTok through CORE’s Fb page, www.facebook.com/CoreResponse.

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