New Obama Bundlers: Ryan Murphy, Jared Leto

“Glee” co-creator Ryan Murphy and actor Jared Leto are among the new bundlers added to the Obama campaign’s list of fund raisers released today.

Murphy, who hosted Obama at his home for an event in June, raised more than $500,000 for the President’s reelection campaign. Leto, who chaired a young Hollywood event for Obama at the Soho House in West Hollywood last month, raised between $100,000 to $200,000. The listed bundlers are as of June 30.

They join a list that already includes The Weinstein Co.’s Harvey Weinstein, actress Eva Longoria, Dreamworks Animation’s Jeffrey Katzenberg and Sony’s Michael Lynton.

Mitt Romney does not release a list of bundlers, except those registered as lobbyists as part of FEC disclosure rules.

Obama’s list of media and entertainment bundlers,and the range raised, below:

$500,000+: Former ambassador Nicole Avant and Netflix’s Ted Sarandos; Comcast’s David Cohen; Capital Group’s John Emerson; political consultant Chad Griffin; DreamWorks Animation’s Jeffrey Katzenberg; Broadway producer Margo Lion; political consultant Noah Mamet; writer-director Ryan Murphy; attorney Dana Perlman and actor Barry Karas; producer-actor Tyler Perry; designer Michael Smith and HBO’s James Costos; political consultant Andy Spahn; Tennis Channel’s Ken Solomon; Weinstein Co.’s Harvey Weinstein; Vogue editor Anna Wintour.

$200,000-$500,000: Eva Longoria, Jamie Alter Lynton.

$100,000-$200,000: Music producer Clarence Avant, attorney Joe Calabrese, self-help guru Deepak Chopra, WME chief Ari Emanuel, actor Jared Leto, Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Michael Lynton, producer Wendy Wanderman and venture capitalist Mark Gorenberg.

$50,000-$100,000: Producer Peter Chernin, HBO’s Richard Plepler, producer George Stevens Jr., producer Bruce Cohen.

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