Chris Martin of Coldplay is orchestrating all of Westerns in a “Game of Thrones” musical extravaganza in honor of Red Nose Day, and you can get a sneak peak at three musical numbers (including a showstopper with Peter Dinklage, a.k.a. Tyrion Lannister) in the clips below!
The star-studded event for charity will also feature “Game of Thrones” cast members Kit Harington, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Emilia Clarke, Iwan Rheon, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Mark Addy, John Bradley, Rose Leslie, Alfie Allen and Charlotte Hope.
Hollywood’s biggest stars will line up to have fun, raise money and change lives on “Red Nose Day,” a three-hour live entertainment event airing Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET) on NBC. Featuring comedy, videos produced by Funny Or Die, musical performances, and short appeals films that shed light on those in need, the benefit event will help 12 charity organizations lift children and young people out of poverty, in the U.S. and throughout the world.
Stars scheduled to appear include Julia Roberts, Coldplay, Jennifer Aniston, Julianne Moore, Jodie Foster, Reese Witherspoon, Neil Patrick Harris, Sienna Miller, Paul Rudd, Olivia Wilde, Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sir Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Leslie Mann, January Jones, Simon Cowell, Naomi Campbell, Anna Camp, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Yvette Nicole Brown, Retta, Natalie Morales, Danny Pudi, Rob Huebel, Will Ferrell, Jack Black, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Michelle Rodriguez, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sam Smith, John Legend, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera, Pharrell Williams, Matt Lauer, Carson Daly, Bill and Melinda Gates, Nick Offerman, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Pine, Jeff Goldblum, Billy Eichner, Martin Short, Laura Linney, Anna Kendrick, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, John Michael Higgins and Stephen Merchant.
“Orange Is the New Black” cast Dascha Polanco, Samira Wiley, Yael Stone, Selenis Leyva, Lea DeLaria, Adrienne C. Moore and Jackie Cruz will also be part of the fund-raising special.
An enormously popular annual event in the U.K. that has raised more than $1 billion over the last 30 years, “Red Nose Day” is coming to America for the first time ever on May 21.
People from all walks of life are encouraged to have fun and raise money through buying red noses (sold exclusively at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores nationwide), organizing fundraising events and watching and donating during the television special. For more information, please go to RedNoseDayUSA.com.
Richard Curtis is an executive producer for the NBC telecast (a Universal Television production), along with Hamish Hamilton and Ian Stewart of Done + Dusted Productions. Henrietta Conrad and Lily Sobhani will also serve as executive producers, as will Mike Farah, Anna Wenger and Joe Farrell from Funny or Die. Hamilton is set to direct.