Liam Neeson, Rebel Wilson, Anna Kendrick, John Boyega, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Felicity Jones, and Eddie Redmayne (who won and Oscar for portraying Hawkins in The Theory of Everything) are among the A-listers vying for the gig, but Hawkins isn’t very impressed with his options.
After watching "desperate celebrities try and win him over," Hawking settles on the iconic voice of Michael Caine.
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Comic Relief's Red Nose Day is an annual fundraising campaign aimed at using comedy for charity.
To celebrate, BBC One aired a star-studded Red Nose Day program in the U.K. on Friday evening. The big event will feature live comedy, sketches, music and the "highly anticipated sequel" to Love Actually.