Ben Affleck, Matt Damon to Host Fundraiser for Cory Booker

The second Hollywood-focused event for the Senate candidate from New Jersey


An all-star group of Hollywood's biggest Democratic fundraisers are teaming up to raise money for Cory Booker's U.S. Senate race on September 23, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Ron Burkle is set to host the event, with tickets ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, at his house with Matt Damon. Other co-hosts for the evening affair include Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Jerry Weintraub, JJ Abrams and wife Katie McGrath, Michael Eisner, Troy Carter, WME co-CEO Patrick Whitesell, talent agency head Bob Gersh, Disney exec Sean Bailey, Netflix's Ted Sarandos and former US Ambassador Nicole Avant.

The gathering will mark the second major Hollywood fundraiser for Booker's Senate bid.