Every two years, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) produces a roadblock televised fundraising special, supporting urgently needed research and new treatments for cancer.
In 2021, the entertainment community came together for SU2C’s seventh telecast, an inspiring night highlighting over a decade of SU2C’s collaborative research, and featured moving patient stories, incredible music performances and more.
This year’s show Academy Award®-winning actress Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth, a media industry entrepreneur and investor, came on board as co-executive producers. Anthony Anderson, Ken Jeong & Tran Ho, and Sofia Vergara also joined as cohosts. SU2C co-founder and special guest Katie Couric appeared and there were performances from Brittany Howard, Common with Stevie Wonder, and Simone Ledward Boseman.
Celebrities lending their support for this year’s fundraising special included Alison Sweeney, Bradley Cooper, Cecily Strong, Chandra Wilson, Ciara, Deon Cole, Ed Helms, Iliza Shlesinger, Italia Ricci, Jaime Camil, Jennifer Garner, Kate del Castillo, Matthew McConaughey, Max Greenfield, Michael Peña, MJ Rodriguez, Tony Hale, Tony and October Gonzalez.
Other notable celebrities, social media stars and streamers joined forces across social platforms to elevate cancer patient voices and highlight the importance of cancer research and fundraising, including Adam Devine, Alexandra Shipp, Allie, Allison Miller, Ana María Polo, Andy Cohen, Anna Akana, Anthony Hill, Arana Lemus, Aria Brooks, Ben Barnes, Bobby Berk, Borja Voces, Bree Turner, Brittany Perry-Russell and Isaiah Russell-Bailey, Brooklyn Queen, Cameron Mathison, Carrie Ann Inaba, Chef Yisus, Cheryl Burke, Chloé Lukasiak, Craig Melvin, Danny Trejo, Elena Shinohara, Ella, Emma Norton, Eric McCormack, Ethan Zohn, Frankie Grande, Gregory Zarian, Guy Fieri, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Joe Manganiello, Jordana Brewster, Judy Greer, Kalen Allen, Karla Souza, Kaylee Bryant, Kelsi Davies, Kent Boyd, Kyle MacLachlan, Lawrence Zarian, Leslie Jordan, Marc D’Amelio, Marcia Cross, Marg Helgenberger, Matt and Abby Howard, Mayim Bialik, Michelle Galván, Migbelis Castellanos, My Nguyen, Neebs Gaming, Noelle and Noah Schnacky, Odette Annable, Reggie Watts, Rhett & Link, Robbie Amell, SungWon Cho, Tiffani Thiessen, Tony Goldwyn, Tori Phantom and Uzo Aduba.