‘Cancer’ telecast raises $81 million in pledges

Stars including Renner, Damon, Hanks, Pattinson support cause

Jeremy Renner was among stars who appeared on Stand Up To Cancer’s Friday fundraising special on the Big Four nets and across several cablers. More than $81 million was pledged during the show, exec produced by Gwyneth Paltrow and Joel Gallen with appearances by Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Tom Hanks, Michael Douglas, Seth Rogen and Robert Pattinson. The show also included a tribute to producer Laura Ziskin, exec producer of the telecasts in 2008 and 2010.

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